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Growing and Eating Sustainably

Agroecology in Action

Growing and Eating Sustainably shines light on the process of agroecological transition by showcasing the experiences of growers and eaters in southern Brazil, a country where agrarian movements … 137 View
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The Fair Trade Handbook

Building a Better World, Together

Framed within the common goal of advancing trade justice and South-North solidarity, The Fair Trade Handbook presents a broad interpretation of fair trade and a wide-ranging dialogue between … ; ; 240 View
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Preface, Forward

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The preface maintains this book is for people who want to learn about agroecology — about the concepts, themes, key writings, and grassroots struggles from which it has emerged to become an … 4 $0.40 Add
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Why Write a Book on Fair Trade?

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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In the introductory chapter, the editors describe the genesis of the book, its goals, and its structure. ; ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A Lively Bean that Brightens Lives

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This illustrated chapter tells the story of Ethiopian coffee in comicbook form. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introducing Agroecology and Food Systems Transitions

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter outlines the critical food supply issues associated with Covid-19 that made headlines daily across the globe and highlighted the vulnerabilities of the modern food system. The … 12 $1.20 Add
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Colonialism

How Unfair Trade Changed the World

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This chapter provides a short history of colonialism, and describes how the economic benefits of colonialism flowed from the colonized to the colonizers, especially through a process of resource … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Industrial Food System: Contradictions and Crises

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter looks at the industrial food system — its origins and the problems it generates — which casts yet more doubt on the conventional wisdom that industrial agriculture is the … 12 $1.20 Add
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Trade Is Not Gender Neutral

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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In this chapter, the authors describe the ways in which inequality is related to the uneven ways in which women and men are incorporated into the global economy. Some trade can place women-run … 10 $1.00 Add
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Where Does Agroecological Food Come From

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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This chapter begins by considering food produced by the industrial food system that has been called “food from nowhere". In contrast, agroecological food comes from … 38 $3.80 Add
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Climate Justice?

Wake Up, Canada, and Smell the Coffee!

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This chapter concerns Canadian efforts to slow climate change, or the lack thereof. Continued inaction means that Indigenous peoples will be first and most effected. The author suggests … 11 $1.10 Add
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Creating and Deepening Grower-Eater Relations

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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In this chapter the authors maintain that a stronger connection between growers and eaters is crucial for developing more environmentally sound and socially just food systems. In addition to … 28 $2.80 Add
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Envisioning the Future of Agroecological Food Systems

From: Growing and Eating Sustainably

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In this chapter the authors summarize that agroecological agriculture must also be based on equity, participation, democracy, and justice, that is not only sustainable but helps restore and … 18 $1.80 Add
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From (Invisible) Coffee Farmer to Undocumented Construction Worker

The Life and Death of Álvaro Vargas Fonseca

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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In this chapter, the author outlines the chain of events that led to the death of a Costa Rican coffee farmer in a Toronto construction site. 10 $1.00 Add
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Putting Southern Farmers First

Journeys to Decolonization

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This chapter is a conversation between a Colombian coffee farmer and a worker-member of Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op. 9 $0.90 Add
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A Brief History of Fair Trade

From Charity to Autonomy and Justice

From: The Fair Trade Handbook

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This chapter examines the complex relationships between small producer organizations and Northern NGOs. It concludes with a brief account of the causes of the mission drift within the certifying … 12 $1.20 Add