Food Studies

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Public Produce

The New Urban Agriculture

Island Press
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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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Food, Genes, and Culture

Eating Right for Your Origins

Island Press
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Biting the Hands that Feed Us

How Fewer, Smarter Laws Would Make Our Food System More Sustainable

Island Press
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No One Eats Alone

Food as a Social Enterprise

Island Press

No One Eats Alone argues that human connections are essential for creating a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system. Michael Carolan shares the stories of individuals who are working to become citizens first and consumers second.

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Natural Defense

Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health

Island Press
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Whitewash

The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Island Press

A journalist exposes the dangers of one pervasive pesticide and the corporate influences behind it.

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How to Feed the World

Edited by Jessica Eise and Ken Foster
Island Press

By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How can we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of experts break down this crucial question by tackling big issues one-by-one.

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Nourished Planet

Sustainability in the Global Food System

Edited by Danielle Nierenberg; By Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition
Island Press

Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Columbia:every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. In Nourished Planet, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offers a global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably.

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