The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans

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Beacon Press, 2006 - Gardening - 246 pages
 

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People have been talking about food justice for years. They're also been talking about local food. From a completely different angle, this book happens to unite the two [way back in 2006]. Food ... Read full review

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Though Klindienst imposes a strong philosophical structure on the narratives in this poetic collection, her political interpretations come second to the beauty and humor in what is essentially a set ... Read full review

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RENEWAL Four Sisters Garden and Monte Vista Farm TESUQUE PUEBLO AND ESPANOLA NEW MEXICO
1
FREEDOM The Gardens of Two Gullah Elders ST HELENA ISLAND SOUTH CAROLINA
33
PLACE A Polish American Vintner and a Japanese American Berry Farmer BAINBRIDGE ISLAND WASHINGTON
65
REFUGE The Khmer Growers AMHERST MASSACHUSETTS
103
MEMORY Two Italian Gardeners from Mussolinis Italy REDWOOD CITY CALIFORNIA AND LEVERETT MASSACHUSETTS
133
PEACE A Punjabi Garden FULLERTON CALIFORNIA
169
COMMUNITY The Urban Gardens of Nuestras Raices SOUTH HOLYOKE MASSACHUSETTS
191
JUSTICE A Yankee Farmer and Sacred Indian Corn STONINGTON CONNECTICUT
217
A Garden Democracy
241
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
243
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