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Animal, vegetable, junk : a history of food, from sustainable to suicidal / Mark Bittman.

Bittman, Mark, (author,, narrator.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library 394.12 B (Text to phone) 34013150203258 Adult Nonfiction CD Available -

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Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
The food-brain feedback loop -- Soil and civilization -- Agriculture goes global -- Creating famine -- The American way of farming -- The farm as factory -- Dust and depression -- Food and the brand -- Vitamania and "the farm problem" -- Soy and chicken -- The force-feeding of junk -- The so-called green revolution -- The resistance -- Where we're at -- The way forward -- Conclusion: We are all eaters.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
A century ago, food was industrialized. Since then, new styles of agriculture and food production have written a new chapter of human history, one that's driving both climate change and global health crises. Food authority Mark Bittman offers a panoramic view of the story and explains how we can rescue ourselves from the modern wrong turn.
Subject: Food habits > United States > History.
Food habits > Environmental aspects > United States.
Agriculture > Social aspects > United States.
Agriculture > Environmental aspects > United States.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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