Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat (Google eBook)
Winner of the Nautilus 2012 Gold Award for Green Living, given to books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living, and positive social change; stimulate the imagination; and offer new possibilities for a better life and a better world.
The projects described in this book are cropping up everywhere, from urban lots to rural communities and everywhere in between. In Portland, Oregon, an organization called Growing Gardens installs home gardens for low-income families and hosts follow-up workshops for the owners. Lynchburg Grows, in Lynchburg, Virginia, bought an abandoned 6.5-acre urban greenhouse business and turned it into an organic farm that offers jobs to people with disabilities and sells its food through a local farmers' market and a CSA. Sunburst Trout Farm, a small family business in rural North Carolina, is showing that it's possible to raise fish sustainably and sell to a local market. And in Asheville, North Carolina, Growing Minds is finding ways to help bring fresh foods into schools.
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A collection of short essays that describe the success individuals and communities have created with local sustainability projects. It includes gardening, small farms, community supported agriculture ... Read full review
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Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat / by Tanya Denckla Cobb (2011) -- SUMMARY: Inspirational stories of nearly 60 grassroot food programs provide hundred ... Read full review
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