The Good Food Revolution
  • Author : Will Allen
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Avery
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 283
  • ISBN 13 : 9781592407606
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Book excerpt: "A MacArthur ""Genius Award"" recipient and co-launcher of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! program describes his early experiences as a sharecropper's son and a KFC executive before building a preeminent urban farm to feed, educate and employ thousands of at-risk youths."

The Good Food Revolution

The Good Food Revolution

Author : Will Allen,Charles Wilson
Publisher : Avery
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"A MacArthur ""Genius Award"" recipient and co-launcher of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! program describes his early experiences as a sharecropper's son and a KFC executive before building a preeminent urban farm to feed, educate and employ thousands of at-risk youths."...

The Good Food Revolution

The Good Food Revolution

Author : Will Allen
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur “Genius Award” winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed—and heal—broken communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an ...

The New Farm

The New Farm

Author : Brent Preston
Publisher : Random House Canada
Genre : Social Science
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The inspiring and sometimes hilarious story of a family that quit the rat race and left the city to live out their ideals on an organic farm, and ended up building a model for a new kind of agriculture. You know those books where the city folks move to the ...

The Real Food Revolution

The Real Food Revolution

Author : Tim Ryan, Congressman
Publisher : Hay House, Inc
Genre : Health & Fitness
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We Americans love our food. It’s part of what has made this nation great. Our fertile farmlands and the abundance and variety of our agricultural output are the envy of the world. For most of our history, we lived close to the land, food was accessed locally, and we ...

The Good Food Revolution

The Good Food Revolution

Author : Will Allen
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed- and heal- communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for ...

Food and the City

Food and the City

Author : Jennifer Cockrall-King
Publisher : Prometheus Books
Genre : Social Science
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A global movement to take back our food is growing. The future of farming is in our hands—and in our cities. This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the globe that are shortening their food chains, growing food within their city limits, and taking their "food security" ...

The Urban Food Revolution

The Urban Food Revolution

Author : Peter Ladner
Publisher : New Society Publishers
Genre : Social Science
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Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic, and health care costs and beset by rising food prices. With only a handful of corporations responsible for the lion’s share of the food on our supermarket shelves, we are incredibly vulnerable to ...

Inside the California Food Revolution

Inside the California Food Revolution

Author : Joyce Goldstein
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Cooking
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In this authoritative and immensely readable insider’s account, celebrated cookbook author and former chef Joyce Goldstein traces the development of California cuisine from its formative years in the 1970s to 2000, when farm-to-table, foraging, and fusion cooking had become part of the national vocabulary. Interviews with almost two hundred chefs, ...

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Discriminating Taste

Author : S. Margot Finn
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Genre : Cooking
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For the past four decades, increasing numbers of Americans have started paying greater attention to the food they eat, buying organic vegetables, drinking fine wines, and seeking out exotic cuisines. Yet they are often equally passionate about the items they refuse to eat: processed foods, generic brands, high-carb meals. While ...

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Author : Joshna Maharaj
Publisher : ECW Press
Genre : Social Science
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A beloved chef takes on institutional food and sparks a revolution Good food generally doesn’t arrive on a tray: hospital food is famously ridiculed, chronic student hunger is deemed a rite of passage, and prison meals are considered part of the punishment. But Chef Joshna Maharaj knows that institutional ...

Voices of the Food Revolution

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Author : Robbins, John,Robbins, Ocean
Publisher : Conari Press
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Did you know that: More than 80% of the foods you eat in restaurants and buy at supermarkets contain genetically engineered ingredients, and that these ingredients have been linked to toxic and allergic reactions in people; sickness, sterility, and fatalities in livestock; and damage to virtually every organ studied in lab ...

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Alice Waters Cooks Up a Food Revolution

Author : Diane Stanley
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From the team behind the acclaimed Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science comes a delicious nonfiction picture book biography about pioneering chef Alice Waters who kickstarted the organic food movement. Whenever young Alice Waters tasted something delicious, like the sun-warmed berries from her family’s garden or a crisp, ripe apple ...

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Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
Genre : Cooking
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The Stop

The Stop

Author : Nick Saul,Andrea Curtis
Publisher : Random House Canada
Genre : Social Science
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FINALIST 2014 – Heritage Toronto Award It began as a food bank. It turned into a movement. In 1998, when Nick Saul became executive director of The Stop, the little urban food bank was like thousands of other cramped, dreary, makeshift spaces, a last-hope refuge where desperate people could stave off hunger for ...

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Living High Off the Hog

Author : Michael Olson
Publisher : Appetite by Random House
Genre : Cooking
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A carnivore's love letter to one of the most versatile, affordable and tasty types of meat: pork. After 30 years as a professional chef, Michael Olson knows how to get the most out of his food. These days, he's also a teacher and dinner-maker-in-chief, so he understands what home cooks are ...