Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat

By: Cobb, Tanya Denckla

Price: $24.95

Quantity: 50 available

Book Condition: Brand New!

More and more people are seeking out local food, and Reclaiming Our Food tells the stories of more than 50 groups across North America who are finding new ways to provide local food for their communities. For example, Growing Gardens, in Oregon, installs home gardens for low-income families and hosts follow-up workshops for the owners. Lynchburg Grows, in Virginia, bought an abandoned urban greenhouse business and turned it into an organic farm that employs people with disabilities and sells its food through a local farmers’ market and a CSA. And Sunburst Trout Farm, a small family business in North Carolina, is showing that it’s possible to raise fish sustainably and sell to a local market. Photo essays by acclaimed photographer Jason Houston bring the local food movement to life in unforgettable images. This practical handbook will empower and inspire community activists and planners, schools, small farmers, and everyone who wants to increase their community’s access to food that doesn’t arrive on a train, plane, or cargo ship.

More Description

Reclaiming Our Food tells the stories of people across the United States who are finding new ways to grow, process, and distribute food for their own communities. Discover how abandoned urban lots have been turned into productive organic farms, how a family-run sustainable fish farm can stay local and be profitable, and how engaged communities are bringing fresh produce into school cafeterias. Through photographic essays and interviews with innovative food leaders, you'll be inspired to get involved and help cultivate your own local food economy.

Title: Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat

Author Name: Cobb, Tanya Denckla

Categories: Food & Booze

Publisher: STOREY PUB:

ISBN Number: 1603427996

ISBN Number 13: 9781603427999

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Brand New!

Seller ID: 2525