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Title Local [electronic resource] : the new face of food and farming in America / Douglas Gayeton.
Author Gayeton, Douglas.
Publication New York, NY : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
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Call # eBOOK
Contents The local food movement -- Certification -- Unconventional agriculture -- Livestock -- Fisheries -- Food is our future and our past -- The new food economy.
Summary Combining stunning visuals with insights and a lexicon of more than 200 agricultural terms explained by today's thought leaders, Local showcases and explores one of the most popular environmental trends: rebuilding local food movements.</ When Douglas Gayeton took his young daughter to see the salmon run'a favorite pastime growing up in Northern California'he was devastated to find that a combination of urban sprawl, land mismanagement, and pollution had decimated the fish population.</ The discovery set Gayeton on a journey in search of sustainable solutions. He traveled the country, photographing and learning the new language of sustainability from today's foremost practitioners in food and farming, including Alice Waters, Wes Jackson, Carl Safina, Temple Grandin, Paul Stamets, Patrick Holden, Barton Seaver, Vandana Shiva, Dr. Elaine Ingham, and Joel Salatin, as well as everyday farmers, fishermen, and dairy producers.</ <Local: The New Face of Food and Farming</ blends their insights with stunning collage-like information artworks and Gayeton's Lexicon of Sustainability, which defines and de-mystifies hundreds of terms like "food miles," "locavore," "organic," "grassfed" and "antibiotic free." In doing so, Gayeton helps people understand what they mean for their lives. He also includes "eco tips" and other information on how the sustainable movement affects us all every day.</ <Local: The New Face of Food and Farming</ in America educates, engages, and inspires people to pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy, and where their responsibility begins for creating a healthier, safer food system in America.</
Note Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014).
Subject SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food.
Agriculture & Food.
Local foods -- United States.
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Sustainable agriculture -- United States.
Sustainable living -- United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780062267641 (electronic bk.)
0062267647 (electronic bk.)

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