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BOOKS

Title: Bread for the world
Author: Arthur Simon
Published: New York, NY : Paulist Press , c1975

Summary: This books is a general introduction to world hunger and emphasizes the neglected role of public policy. The first two parts explore the depth and breadth of the problem, Part III comprehensively builds a case for the United States to commit to reducing world hunger, and Part IV discusses a program for action.

ISBN: 0809118890
Call Number: 80.4 SIM
Subjects: Food systems , Government policy and programs

Title: Chicken little, tomato sauce and agriculture : who will produce tomorrow's food
Author: Joan Dye Gussow
Published: New York, NY : Bootstrap Press , 1994, c1991

Summary: This book presents an analysis of the North American predicament in food and agriculture, criticizes large scale, industrial agriculture and advocates smaller scale, more localized food systems.

ISBN: 0942850327
Call Number: 80 GUS
Subjects: Food systems , Quality control , Sustainable agriculture

Title: The food system : a guide
Author: Geoff Tansey
Second Author: Tony Worsley
Published: London, UK : Earthscan Publications Ltd. , c1995

Summary: This book provides an overview of the key issues and players in the global food system and stresses the importance of understanding and managing it carefully in order to ensure that all the world's people enjoy a secure, sufficient and sustainable food supply.

ISBN: 1853832774
Call Number: 80.4 TAN
Subjects: Food systems

Title: From land to mouth : understanding the food system
Author: Brewster Kneen
Published: Toronto, ONT : NC Press Limited , c1989

Summary: This book critiques the global food system, shows how it results in inequality, starvation, and ecological disaster, offers alternatives, and enables readers to create localized, sustainable food systems built on justice and community.

ISBN: 1550210505
Call Number: 80.4 KNE
Subjects: Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Food systems

Title: Managing your personal food suppy :
Author:
Contributors: Edited by Ray Wolf
Second Author:
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1977
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Summary: This book critiques the typical American diet, covers basic nutrition, and proposes a new approach to meal planning and food use that results in a more efficient, healthy and cheaper way to eat. Chapters include coverage of gardening, livestock raising, food processing, and food supply management.

ISBN: 0878571213
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Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Food systems , Livestock , Nutrition , Organic gardening

Title: Managing your personal food suppy
Contributors: Edited by Ray Wolf
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1977

Summary: This book critiques the typical American diet, covers basic nutrition, and proposes a new approach to meal planning and food use that results in a more efficient, healthy and cheaper way to eat. Chapters include coverage of gardening, livestock raising food processing, and food supply management.

ISBN: 0878571213
Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Food systems , Livestock , Nutrition , Organic gardening

Title: Seeds of change : the living treasure : the passionate story of the growing movement to restore biodiversity and revolutionize the way we think about food
Author: Kenny Ausubel
Published: New York, N.Y. : HarperSanFrancisico , c1994 1st Paperback ed.

Summary: The story of the movement to preserve the biodiversity of crops and reintroduce them into our diet. The book features Seeds of Change farm, which produces hundreds of varieties of organically grown heritage vegetables. Includes recipes.

ISBN: 0062500082
Call Number: 60.11 AUS
Subjects: Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Biodiversity , Cooking, recipes , Food systems , Heirloom varieties , Nutrition , Organic farming , Seeds , Specialty crops

Title: Sustainable agriculture : people, products, and profits, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture 1994 Conference Proceedings, Fourth Annual Conference, August 4, 1994, Iowa State University
Published: Ames, IA : Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture , c1994

Summary: This conference included speakers who discussed the industrial structure of American food production, the flow of agricultural profits, the consumer's stake in agriculture, and sessions on the future design for Iowa's farms and rural communities, the family farm, and envisioning an agricultural system that is more responsive to consumer needs.

Call Number: 50.9 SUS
Subjects: Food systems , Rural development , Sustainable agriculture

Title: The way we grow : good-sense solutions for protecting our families from pesticides in food
Author: Anne Witte Garland
Published: New York, NY : Berkley Books , 1993 Berkley trade paperback ed.

Summary: Drawing on the experience of the organization Mothers & Others for a Liveable Planet, this book details steps that parents can take on their own or together to protect their families from pesticide residues in food and work for a safe and sound food policy.

ISBN: 042514061X
Call Number: 80.4 GAR
Subjects: Activism , Food systems , Nutrition , Pesticide residues

BOOKLETS

Title: A Canadian consumer's guide to ingredients which may have been genetically engineered : how to become a detective in your own food system
Author: Abra Brynne
Contributors: Canadian Biotech Action Network
Second Author:
Published: Salmo, BC : British Columbia Biotech Circle
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Summary: How to find genetically engineered foods in the North American food system and information about food labels, organics, suggestions for GE-free eating and resources.

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Call Number: 80.43 BRY
Subjects: Food systems , Genetic modification (GMOs) , Nutrition

Title: Community food systems in California : profiles of 13 collaborations
Author:
Contributors: Edited by Gail Feenstra, UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program ; Dave Campbell, California Communities Program
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Published: Davis, CA : Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, University of California , c1998
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Summary: This document profiles 13 community food systems in California in order to show how they were started, to share ideas about community food systems and to gather fundamental data about such food systems.

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Call Number: 80.4 COM
Subjects: Food systems , Local food systems

Title: Facilitator's guide for food systems and food security
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson, Elizabeth Ann R. Bird, Frederick H. Buttel
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This facilitator's guide is intended for a workshop designed to stimulate critical thinking and vigorous discussion about food systems in all of their dimensions, focusing on the juxtaposition of local self-reliance with global interdependence and how the food system affects quality of life and community well- being. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.42 FAC
Subjects: Community development , Food systems , Group meeting skills , Local food systems , Quality of life , Social change

Title: The human face of sustainable agriculture : adding people to the environmental agenda
Author: Patricia Allen
Published: Santa Cruz, CA : Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, University of California, Santa Cruz , 1994
Series: Sustainability in the balance series Issue paper no. 4

Summary: This paper draws attention to the importance of considering social issues in the development of sustainable agriculture in addition to environmentally sound production techniques, including issues of equitable food distribution, race, ethnicity, gender, income distribution, labor conditions in food and agriculture, and the distribution of decision making power in U.S. agriculture.

Call Number: 80.1 ALL
Subjects: Food systems , Government policy and programs , Social change , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development

Title: Reshaping the institutions that are shaping the food system
Author: Duane Dale
Published: Amherst, MA : DFD Associates , 1999

Summary: This booklet tells some of the stories of recent efforts to change the institutions that shape the food system and food system research so that activists will be able to look at the success stories and learn from them.

Call Number: 80.4 DAL
Subjects: Activism , Agricultural research , Food systems , Organizational change

Title: Starting a food business in Minnesota
Contributors: Edited by Debra Vorderbruggen, Kristen Vatthaur
Published: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Dept. Agriculture , 1998

Summary: This publication is designed to help those who are interested in starting a food service establishment, retail food business or a food manufacturing business in Minnesota, focusing on acquaintence with regulations, regulatory agencies, business planning and skills assessment.

Call Number: 83.6 STA
Subjects: Food systems , New businesses planning

Title: What do we want to sustain? : Developing a comprehensive vision of sustainable agriculture
Author: Patricia Allen
Second Author: Carolyn Sachs
Published: Santa Cruz, CA : Agroecology Program, University of California, Santa Cruz
Series: [Sustainability in the balance series]

Summary: This paper discusses broader socioeconomic issues related to developing a sustainable agriculture system, providing a caution that it is important to specify who or what should be sustained, taking into account the needs and perspectives of workers, women, and people of color. agriculture visions?

Call Number: 80.1 ALL
Subjects: Food systems , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development , Women and economic development

VIDEOS

Title: Chicken Little & tomato sauce : with Joan Gussow
Published: Barre : MA , c1992 Northeast Organic Farming Association

Publishers Number: 9201
Call Number: 80 CHI
Subjects: Food systems , Quality control , Sustainable agriculture


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