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The Farmer in All of Us
The Farmer in All of Us
Contribution by Paul Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213304
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The Farmer in All of Us
An American Portrait
Contribution by Paul Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $45.00

What began as an ode to the American farmer has evolved into an anthem to an iconic American way of life. Inspiring and moving, the book follows the themes of the heartwarming speech by legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey, “So God Made a Farmer.” Based on the TV commercial watched by... Read more >
Seedswap
Seedswap
Written by Josie Jeffery
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781611800913
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Seedswap
The Gardener's Guide to Saving and Swapping Seeds
Written by Josie Jeffery


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

An illustrated introduction to saving seeds—how to harvest seeds from your own garden, set up a seed library to share with your community, and grow plants from your own seed stash. With a directory of plants and easy-to-follow instructions, this is the perfect book for first-time gardeners.

In an exciting introduction to... Read more >
The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743002
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years. 

The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting... Read more >
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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743019
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $18.99

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years.
     The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting the... Read more >
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The Stop
How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

“[A] terrific book about a visionary post–food bank project.” —Michael Pollan

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British super chef Jamie Oliver called it "amazing," writing that he'd traveled all over the world and never seen anything like it. New York Times food writer Mark Bittman called it "one of those forward-thinking groups pointing the... Read more >
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The Stop
The Stop
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193496
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The Stop
How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $19.95

“[A] terrific book about a visionary post–food bank project.” —Michael Pollan

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

British super chef Jamie Oliver called it "amazing," writing that he'd traveled all over the world and never seen anything like it. New York Times food writer Mark Bittman called it "one of those forward-thinking groups pointing the... Read more >
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The Mushroom Hunters
The Mushroom Hunters
Written by Langdon Cook
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345536259
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The Mushroom Hunters
On the Trail of an Underground America
Written by Langdon Cook


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the tradition of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Susan Orlean’s The Orchid Thief, and Mark Kurlansky’s Cod—a renowned culinary adventurer goes into the woods with the iconoclasts and outlaws who seek the world’s most coveted ingredient . . . and one of nature’s last truly wild foods: the uncultivated, uncontrollable... Read more >
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The Mushroom Hunters
The Mushroom Hunters
Written by Langdon Cook
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ISBN: 9780345536266
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The Mushroom Hunters
On the Trail of an Underground America
Written by Langdon Cook


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

In the tradition of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Susan Orlean’s The Orchid Thief, and Mark Kurlansky’s Cod—a renowned culinary adventurer goes into the woods with the iconoclasts and outlaws who seek the world’s most coveted ingredient . . . and one of nature’s last truly wild foods: the uncultivated, uncontrollable... Read more >
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From the Ground Up
From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan, Foreword by Alice Waters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992991
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From the Ground Up
A Food Grower's Education in Life, Love, and the Movement That's Changing the Nation
Written by Jeanne Nolan
Foreword by Alice Waters


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $26.00

An inspiring story for everyone who’s ever dreamed of growing the food they eat
 
When Jeanne Nolan, a teenager in search of a less materialistic, more authentic existence, left Chicago in 1987 to join a communal farm, she had no idea that her decades-long journey would lead her to the... Read more >
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From the Ground Up
From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan, Foreword by Alice Waters
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644477
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From the Ground Up
A Food Grower's Education in Life, Love, and the Movement That's Changing the Nation
Written by Jeanne Nolan
Foreword by Alice Waters


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

An inspiring story for everyone who’s ever dreamed of growing the food they eat
 
When Jeanne Nolan, a teenager in search of a less materialistic, more authentic existence, left Chicago in 1987 to join a communal farm, she had no idea that her decades-long journey would lead her to the... Read more >
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The Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307987037
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.00

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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The Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307987044
Our Price: $12.99
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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Saber comer
Saber comer
Written by Michael Pollan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804143
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Saber comer
64 reglas basicas para aprender a comer bien
Written by Michael Pollan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $14.00

Una guía sencilla para comer de manera inteligente
 
Comer no tiene por qué ser tan complicado. En esta época de dietas milagrosas demasiado elaboradas y consejos contradictorios sobre salud y nutrición, Saber comer nos ofrece 64 reglas básicas para nuestra alimentación diaria. Escrito con claridad, precisión y una agudeza que lo ha... Read more >
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White Bread
White Bread
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807044780
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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.00

How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to... Read more >
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Saber comer
Saber comer
Written by Michael Pollan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832832
Our Price: $8.99
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Saber comer
64 reglas basicas para aprender a comer bien
Written by Michael Pollan


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $8.99

Una guía sencilla para comer de manera inteligente
 
Comer no tiene por qué ser tan complicado. En esta época de dietas milagrosas demasiado elaboradas y consejos contradictorios sobre salud y nutrición, Saber comer nos ofrece 64 reglas básicas para nuestra alimentación diaria. Escrito con claridad, precisión y una agudeza que lo ha... Read more >
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The Table Comes First
The Table Comes First
Written by Adam Gopnik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476968
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The Table Comes First
Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Written by Adam Gopnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

From the author of Paris to the Moon, a beguiling tour of the morals and manners of our present food mania, in search of eating’s deeper truths.
 
Never before have we cared so much about food. It preoccupies our popular culture, our fantasies, and even our moralizing. With our top chefs as...

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Stuffed and Starved
Stuffed and Starved
Written by Raj Patel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191270
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Revised and Expanded Edition

"For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable."
—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving... Read more >
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to... Read more >
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Farming in the 1920s and 30s
Farming in the 1920s and 30s
Written by JONATHAN BROWN
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810940
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Farming in the 1920s and 30s

Written by JONATHAN BROWN


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.95

After answering the call to feed the nation during the First World War, the farmer of the 1920s had to settle down to a peace time of low prices for his produce. A new generation of farmers and workers had to face the challenges of farming in recession. How they did... Read more >
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White Bread
White Bread
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807044674
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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to... Read more >
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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

What can the history of America's one-hundred-year love-hate relationship with sliced white bread tell us about contemporary efforts to change the way we eat? Fluffy industrial loaves are about as far from slow, local, and organic as you can get, but the story of social reformers, food experts, and diet gurus... Read more >
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Food and the City
Food and the City
Written by Jennifer Cockrall-King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144586
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Food and the City
Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution
Written by Jennifer Cockrall-King


Format: Trade Paperback, 372 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $21.00

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" into their own... Read more >
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Food and the City
Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution
Written by Jennifer Cockrall-King


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

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" into their own... Read more >
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The Table Comes First
The Table Comes First
Written by Adam Gopnik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307700599
Our Price: $13.99
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The Table Comes First
Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Written by Adam Gopnik


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

Never before have we cared so much about food. It preoccupies our popular culture, our fantasies, and even our moralizing—“You still eat meat?” With our top chefs as deities and finest restaurants as places of pilgrimage, we have made food the stuff of secular seeking and transcendence, finding heaven in a... Read more >
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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Written by Mark Winne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807047378
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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture
Written by Mark Winne


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $18.00

Agribusiness giants don’t want you to know—or care—if the food you eat is genetically modified, factory farmed, or grown with toxic chemicals. But the rapidly growing alternative food movement is resisting these practices and helping people reclaim their connections to their food. A forty-year veteran of this movement, Mark Winne introduces...

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