Fair Miles: Recharting the Food Miles Map
Food is more than a plateful of emissions. It's a social, political and economic issue that involves millions of small farmers in poor countries who export produce to the North. This title delves into the realities of the produce trade between Africa and the UK. It is intended for those concerned with ethical consumption.
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