The Ethics of Eating
Dirt: The Movie [DVD]
Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
A host of books and films in recent years have documented the dangers of our current food system, from chemical runoff to soaring rates of diet-related illness to inhumane treatment of workers and animals. But advice on what to do about it largely begins and ends with the admonition to eat local or eat organic. Fair Food is an enlightening and inspiring guide to changing not only what we eat, but how food is grown, packaged, delivered, marketed, and sold. Oran B. Hesterman shows how our systems dysfunctions are unintended consequences of our emphasis on efficiency, centralization, higher yields, profit, and convenienceand defines the new principles, as well as the concrete steps, necessary to restructuring it. Along the way, he introduces people and organizations across the country who are already doing this work in a number of creative ways, from bringing fresh food to inner cities to fighting for farm workers rights to putting cows back on the pastures where they belong. He provides a wealth of practical information for readers who want to get more involved.
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Author of Nutrition in Clinical Practice, she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and as a member of nutrition and science advisory committees to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.
The End Of The Line [DVD]
The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Search for a Perfect Meal in a Fast-Food World
We are indeed what we eat - and what we eat remakes the world. But we are only just beginning to recognise the profound consequences of the simplest everyday food choices, both for ourselves and for the natural world. The Omnivore's Dilemma is bestselling author Michael Pollan's eye-opening exploration of the American food industry. His astonishing findings will resonate enormously for people everywhere who care about what they put on their plate.