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Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud: The Politics of Materiality in the European Union

by Zsuzsa Gille

In this original and provocative study, Zsuzsa Gille examines three scandals that have shaken Hungary since it joined the European Union: the 2004 ban on paprika due to contamination, the 2008 boycott of Hungarian...


To Eat Or Not To Eat?  The Meat And Beans Group - Food Pyramid

by Baby Professor

What do meat and beans do to your body? Here, your child will learn why you always tell him/her to eat the green beans. Filled with pictures and as few text as possible, learning is made fun and easy. Learning...


To Eat Or Not To Eat?  The Vegetable Group - Food Pyramid

by Baby Professor

Improve how your child responds to vegetables by making them look fun to eat and delicious. The purpose of this educational book, then, is to expose a child to beautiful vegetables and make him/her curious enough...


Seed Sovereignty, Food Security: Women in the Vanguard of the Fight against GMOs and Corporate Agriculture

by Vandana Shiva

In this unique anthology, women from around the world write about the movement to change the current, industrial paradigm of how we grow our food. As seed keepers and food producers, as scientists, activists,...


Hamburgers in Paradise: The Stories behind the Food We Eat

by Louise O. Fresco

For the first time in human history, there is food in abundance throughout the world. More people than ever before are now freed of the struggle for daily survival, yet few of us are aware of how food lands...


Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way

by Forrest Pritchard, Deborah Madison & Molly M. Peterson

Meet the local farmers who feed America—in stories, photos, and 50 recipes!

When Forrest Pritchard went looking for the unsung heroes of local, sustainable food, he found them at 18 exceptional farms all over...


American Organic: A Cultural History of Farming, Gardening, Shopping, and Eating

by Robin O'Sullivan

In 1947, when J. I. Rodale, editor of Organic Gardening, declared, "the Revolution has begun," a mere 60,000 readers and a ragtag army of followers rallied to the cause, touting the benefits of food grown with...


Beyond Fair Trade: How One Small Coffee Company Helped Transform a Hillside Village in Thailand

by Mark Pendergrast

In 2006, prominent businessman John Darch met with a man named Wicha Promyong. That meeting led to the establishment of an equal partnership business venture—a partnership that goes beyond fair trade and shows...


The Lifelong Impact of 4-H: Stories from Texas

by Toby L Lepley & Martha E Couch

Heartwarming, surprising, and inspirational: this collection of thirty-one stories from families and individuals whose lives have been touched by 4-H covers more than a century of history in Texas. It traces...


The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in...


Food Pedagogies

by Elaine, Dr Swan, Rick, Dr Flowers & Michael K, Professor Goodman

In recent years everyone from politicians to celebrity chefs has been proselytizing about how we should grow, buy, prepare, present, cook, taste, eat and dispose of food. In light of this, contributors to this...


Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)

by Neal Baer, Marion Nestle & Mark Bittman

Sodas are astonishing products. Little more than flavored sugar-water, these drinks cost practically nothing to produce or buy, yet have turned their makers--principally Coca-Cola and PepsiCo--into a multibillion-dollar...


Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace

by Vandana Shiva

World-renowned environmental activist and physicist Vandana Shiva calls for a radical shift in the values that govern democracies, condemning the role that unrestricted capitalism has played in the destruction...


In the Blood: Understanding America's Farm Families

by Robert Wuthnow

Farming is essential to the American economy and our daily lives, yet few of us have much contact with farmers except through the food we eat. Who are America’s farmers? Why is farming important to them? How...


Feeding the City

by Sara Roncaglia

Every day in Mumbai 5,000 dabbawalas (literally translated as "those who carry boxes") distribute a staggering 200,000 home-cooked lunchboxes to the city’s workers and students. Giving employment and status...


Food Confidential: The Corporate Takeover of Food Security and the Family Farm¿and What to Do About It

by Nicole Faires

Fight the power and protect your family from the corporate interests that control our food chain.

When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America’s small farms...


Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth About Our Food

by Sonia Faruqi

Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors.

Sonia Faruqi, an Ivy League graduate...


Food & Freedom: How the Slow Food Movement Is Changing the World Through Gastronomy

by Carlo Petrini

Inspiring the global fight to revolutionize the way food is grown, distributed, and eaten. In the almost thirty years since Carlo Petrini began the Slow Food organization, he has been constantly engaged in...


How to Be A Chilli Head: Inside the red-hot world of the chilli cult

by Andy Lynes

Welcome to the world of the chilli cult. All over the globe, people are getting together to grow chilli, taste chilli and make sauce hot enough to blow their heads off. Competition among chilli -growers is fierce,...


Grain of Truth: The Real Case For and Against Wheat and Gluten

by Stephen Yafa

A Pollan-esque look at the truth about wheat: meal or menace?

No topic in nutrition is more controversial than wheat. While mega-sellers like Grain Brain and Wheat Belly suggest that wheat may be the new asbestos,...