No-No Guide to World Food
By Wayne Roberts
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- Concise without being trite
- Highly readable and witty
- Traces over 60 years of food developments around the world
- 110 x 180 mm, paperback
- 208 pages
Anyone involved in the many positive and exciting food campaigns going on in the world today will be energized by this book.
Every bit of our nutrition was once alive and we incorporate the fractured carcasses of plants and animals into our own bodies. What species do we consume, how and by whom were they reared and harvested, what was the ecological footprint of the food? Books like this get us started in our thinking and our actions.
Couldn't be more timely... Not only has the answers but, better yet, the questions to ask in a further, and richer, democratic debate about our food. It's a debate that Wayne Roberts' powerful book will prime us for.
The New Internationalist magazine is the most brilliant advocate on behalf of the developing world. Its a source of information; its a source of reassurance on ideas; and it has an enormous integrity.
With spiralling prices and spreading social unrest this is a timely guide to the instability of industrialised food systems. Wayne Roberts traces the history of food production and consumption, and shows that in a system dominated by supermarkets and agri-business real food choices are becoming harder to make.
The book asks all the right questions, and provides some of the answers, in a plain-speaking debate about food. It shows how people and communities can take control from governments and corporations to organize themselves creatively and achieve "food sovereignty" - a balanced, just and sustainable food system.
Diagrams, charts and graphs used throughout to illustrate key information.
ISBN / Barcode: 9781904456964
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