Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food (Book, 2010) [Georgetown College]
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Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food

Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food

Author: Leslie A Duram
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia illuminates social concerns, economic trends, policy influences, and ecological terms to provide a comprehensive overview. Contributions from expert authors from government agencies, research universities, and private organizations provide key information on each of these relevant topics. Eating is a basic human activity, yet many people do not know where their food comes from. This book helps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Duram
ISBN: 9780313359637 0313359636 9780313359644 0313359644
OCLC Number: 410217023
Description: xl, 462 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The Encyclopedia --
Appendix 1. Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming, 1980 --
Appendix 2. Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 --
Appendix 3. US. Organic Farming Emerges in the 1990s: Adoption of Certified Systems, 2001 --
Appendix 4. Recent Growth Patterns in the US. Organic Foods Market, 2002.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie A. Duram.

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A comprehensive compilation of entries illuminates the key trends, activities, and themes in organic, sustainable, and local food, covering consumers, organizations, farming, policies, and much more.  Read more...
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"This important book encourages readers to look to the past as well as the future by getting involved in their local food community. A wonderful addition to a range of collections." - Library Journal Read more...

 
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