Atina Diffley and Tracie McMillan - Women, Food, and Farming

Two books written by two women, one a poet and one a journalist. More than two decades separate them in age, yet both write about food – growing it, preparing it, and eating it. No, these are not the “usual women’s books.” These are not diet books nor cook books, but books about their very personal experiences with food.
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David Wood Reviews Fighting for the Future of Food

David Wood spent over twenty years working in agriculture and living in developing countries of Latin America/Caribbean, Africa and Tropical Asia). He was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of the West Indies, Director of Aldabra Atoll Research Station (now part of a World Heritage Site nature reserve), and a specialist in economic botany, crop genetic resources, and biodiversity conservation. Here is his review of Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology.
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Joshua McNichols talks about The Urban Farm Handbook

Are we having a spate of “mid-life food crises” or are folks in their late 30s and early 40s simply realizing that the words “supermarket” and “good food” don’t seem to belong in the same sentence anymore? Annette Cottrell – self-avowed “extreme gardener” – and Joshua McNichols turned their love of whole, minimally processed, naturally grown food into both a passion and a book.
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