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All You Can Eat
How Hungry is America?
Written by Joel Berg


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nation—the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Gene Wars
The Politics of Biotechnology
Written by Kristin Dawkins


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $6.95

Despite technological advances, an alarming number of people in the world go hungry. Even more chilling is the fact that in the future that number will likely increase. In this book, Kristin Dawkins discusses the international policies that are shaping this future, including those that govern the genetic engineering of plants... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Written by Mark Winne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807047330
Our Price: $24.95
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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: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the widespread application of chemicals, they put their trust in technology and ask consumers to put our trust in...

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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: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the widespread application of chemicals, they put their trust in technology and ask consumers to put our trust in...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Home Gardens and Agrobiodiversity
Home Gardens and Agrobiodiversity
Edited by Pablo B. Eyzaguirre and Olga F. Linares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342881
Our Price: $29.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Home Gardens and Agrobiodiversity

Edited by Pablo B. Eyzaguirre and Olga F. Linares


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $29.95

Focusing on peoples throughout the tropical world, and including case studies from Cuba, Ethiopia, Ghana, Venezuela, and Vietnam, Home Gardens and Agrobiodiversity explains how both rural and urban households manage home garden diversity in ways that enable them to cope with change, and adapt their crops to new situations.

After introducing theoretical... Read more >
The Unhealthy Truth
The Unhealthy Truth
Written by Robyn O'Brien and Rachel Kranz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767930741
Our Price: $14.99
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The Unhealthy Truth
One Mother's Shocking Investigation into the Dangers of America's Food Supply-- and What Every Family Can Do to Protect Itself
Written by Robyn O'Brien and Rachel Kranz


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $14.99

Robyn O’Brien is not the most likely candidate for an antiestablishment crusade. A Houston native from a conservative family, this MBA and married mother of four was not someone who gave much thought to misguided government agencies and chemicals in our food—until the day her youngest daughter had a violent allergic... Read more >
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The Unhealthy Truth
The Unhealthy Truth
Written by Robyn O'Brien and Rachel Kranz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767931540
Our Price: $13.99
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The Unhealthy Truth
How Our Food Is Making Us Sick - And What We Can Do About It
Written by Robyn O'Brien and Rachel Kranz


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $13.99

Robyn O’Brien is not the most likely candidate for an antiestablishment crusade. A Houston native from a conservative family, this MBA and married mother of four was not someone who gave much thought to misguided government agencies and chemicals in our food—until the day her youngest daughter had a violent allergic... Read more >
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Uncertain Peril
Uncertain Peril
Written by Claire Hope Cummings
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085813
Our Price: $21.00
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Uncertain Peril
Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds
Written by Claire Hope Cummings


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2009
Price: $21.00

Life on earth is facing unprecedented challenges from global warming, war, and mass extinctions. The plight of seeds is a less visible but no less fundamental threat to our survival. Seeds are at the heart of the planet's life-support systems. Their power to regenerate and adapt are essential to maintaining our... Read more >
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Closing the Food Gap
Closing the Food Gap
Written by Mark Winne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807047316
Our Price: $16.00
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Closing the Food Gap
Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty
Written by Mark Winne


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

In Closing the Food Gap, food activist and journalist Mark Winne poses questions too often overlooked in our current conversations around food: What about those people who are not financially able to make conscientious choices about where and how to get food? And in a time of rising rates of both... Read more >
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All You Can Eat
All You Can Eat
Written by Joel Berg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228548
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
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All You Can Eat
How Hungry is America?
Written by Joel Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $22.95

With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nation—the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Dinner with Dad
Dinner with Dad
Written by Cameron Stracher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976229
Our Price: $14.00
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Dinner with Dad
How One Man Braved Traffic, Battled Picky Eaters, and Found His Way Back to the Family Table
Written by Cameron Stracher


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $14.00

A devoted wife, two bright children, a gorgeous home in a nice Connecticut suburb, an ample income as a successful lawyer: By all accounts, Cameron Stracher is living the American dream. Problem is, thanks to a crazy work schedule, he’s never home to enjoy it. So Cameron makes a bold decision... Read more >
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Closing the Food Gap
Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty
Written by Mark Winne


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $16.00

In Closing the Food Gap, food activist and journalist Mark Winne poses questions too often overlooked in our current conversations around food: What about those people who are not financially able to make conscientious choices about where and how to get food? And in a time of rising rates of both... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Dinner with Dad
Dinner with Dad
Written by Cameron Stracher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366634
Our Price: $11.99
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Dinner with Dad
How I Found My Way Back to the Family Table
Written by Cameron Stracher


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 22, 2007
Price: $11.99

“Our kitchen is small, the appliances dated. We don’t have a fancy six-burner stove or double wall oven like some of our wealthier neighbors. But as I remove the second pizza from the oven, the kitchen feels perfect: neither too big nor too small, neither too old nor too new. The... Read more >
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The Earth Knows My Name
The Earth Knows My Name
Written by Patricia Klindienst
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085714
Our Price: $20.00
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The Earth Knows My Name
Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans
Written by Patricia Klindienst


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $20.00

Patricia Klindienst crossed the country to write this book, inspired by a torn and faded photograph that shed new light on the story of her Italian immigrant family's struggle to adapt to America. She gathered the stories of urban, suburban, and rural gardens created by people rarely presented in books about... Read more >
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