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A Matter of Taste

A Farmers' Market Devotee's Semi-Reluctant Argument for Inviting Scientific Innovation to the Dinner Table

How did farmer’s markets, nose­-to-­tail, locavorism, organic eating, CSAs, whole foods, and Whole Foods become synonymous with "good food"? And are these practices … 137 View

Belongings

The Fight For Land and Food

In Belongings, Sally Miller illustrates how food and farm crises result from adherence to the rules of private property. Miller looks at the state of farmland and farmers in Canada and across the … 205 View

Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

Change the story and change the future – merging science and Indigenous knowledge to steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene. As humanity marches on, causing mass extinctions and … 220 View
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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

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Humans have changed the world irrevocably, yet our potential to cause even further change is still latent. When it comes down to the blows, the next many millennia on Earth will reflect the … 12 $1.20 Add
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Overview of Belongings

From: Belongings

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On the Cusp of a Revolution

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Today’s shifting agricultural paradigm is doing much the same thing. It is changing the way we produce food, how and where we get it, and what it does to our health, our pocket books, and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: In The Business of Change

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Social entrepreneurs, innovative men and women who focus their creative energy and business-minded skillset and savvy toward social change. Finding new and empowering ways to tackle social … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction, Consider the Dunkaroo

From: A Matter of Taste

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In this chapter, Tucker begins with a discussion on the association of moral good and bad in relation to food habits. This leads into what constitutes good or bad food, and stresses four … 5 $0.50 Add
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A New Approach to Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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The emergent agriculture is grounded in the philosophies of sustainability, local production, and the values of small-scale, family farming. The emergent agriculture values the crafts of the land … 11 $1.10 Add
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Good Food

From: A Matter of Taste

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Land For Profit, Land For Food

From: Belongings

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Fresh Cities

From: A Matter of Taste

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In this chapter, Tucker discusses farmers markets and chain grocery stores in a larger discussion of how the price of food dictates moral and ethical choices. This continues into understanding … 27 $2.70 Add
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Restoring Knowledge Through History

From: Belongings

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Discoveries on the Edge

From: Clean Money Revolution

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My experience confirmed what can be achieved as a “sprinkle investor” holding a portfolio of small private-equity investments in promising mission-based companies. I love the … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Farm Subsides

From: Emergent Agriculture

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This chapter is primarily concerned with the ways in which farms subsidize us. First, most of the farmers who fall into this category of subsidizers own small to medium-sized farms, and they … 9 $0.90 Add