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J.B. MacKinnon

J.B. MacKINNON has won numerous national and international awards for journalism. As the originator of the 100-mile diet concept, he appears regularly in Canada and the USA as a speaker and commentator on ecology and food. His book, The 100-Mile Diet, co-authored with Alisa Smith, was a national bestseller and inspired a TV series in which the small town of Mission, BC, learned to eat locally. He was also the co-author, with Mia Kirshner and artists Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons, of I Live Here, a groundbreaking "paper documentary" about displaced people that made top 10 lists in media as diverse as...

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I Live Here
Written by Mia Kirshner, J.B. MacKinnon, Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons
Pantheon | Hardcover | October 2008
$29.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42478-6 (0-375-42478-4)

I Live Here is a paper documentary–an intimate journey to humanitarian crises in four corners of the world: war in Chechnya, ethnic cleansing in Burma, globalization in Mexico, and AIDS in Malawi.


~THE BOOK~

I Live Here is a visually stunning narrative — told through journals, stories, images, and graphic novellas — in... Read more






Plenty
Written by Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon
Clarkson Potter | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-307-34733-6 (0-307-34733-8)

The remarkable, amusing and inspiring adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year-long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100-mile radius of their apartment.

When Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon learned that the average ingredient in a North American meal travels 1,500 miles from farm to plate, they... Read more





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