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Read online Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods Issuing a profound and engaging passionate call to us to re think our food industry Jim Harrison author of em The Raw and the Cooked em Gary Paul Nabhan reminds us that eating close to home is not just a matter of convenience it is an act of deep cultural and environmental significance Embodying a perspective at once ecological economic humanistic and spiritual em Los Angeles Times em Nabhan has dedicated his life to raising awareness about food as an avid gardener as an ethnobotanist preserving seed diversity and as an activist devoted to recovering native food traditions in the Southwest This inspired and eloquently detailed account Rick Bayless Chefs Collaborative tells of his year long mission to eat only foods grown fished or gathered within two hundred miles of his home A good book for gardeners to read this winter em The New York Times em Nabhan s work weav es together the traditions of Thoreau and M F K Fisher in a soul food treatise for our time Peter Hoffman Chefs Collaborative by Gary Paul Nabhan

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Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods
Title:Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods
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Number of Pages:336
Category:Food, Non fiction, Environment, Politics, Cooking, Health
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Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods, Renewing America's Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent's Most Endangered Foods, The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in Papago Indian Country, The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places (Concord Library), Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine, Cultures of Habitat: On Nature, Culture, and Story, Songbirds, Truffles, and Wolves: An American Naturalist in Italy, Gathering the Desert, Why Some Like It Hot: Food, Genes, and Cultural Diversity, Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation
Natural historian Gary Paul Nabhan takes us on a culinary odyssey to solve the puzzles posed by the ghosts of evolution hidden within every culture and its traditional cuisine We learn how various ethnic cuisines formerly protected their traditional consumers from both infectious and nutrition related diseases, Issuing a profound and engaging passionate call to us to re think our food industry Jim Harrison author of em The Raw and the Cooked em Gary Paul Nabhan reminds us that eating close to home is not just a matter of convenience it is an act of deep cultural and environmental significance Embodying a perspective at once ecological economic humanistic and spiritual em Los Angeles Times em Nabhan has dedicated his life to raising awareness about food as an avid gardener as an ethnobotanist preserving seed diversity and as an activist devoted to recovering native food traditions in the Southwest This inspired and eloquently detailed account Rick Bayless Chefs Collaborative tells of his year long mission to eat only foods grown fished or gathered within two hundred miles of his home A good book for gardeners to read this winter em The New York Times em Nabhan s work weav es together the traditions of Thoreau and M F K Fisher in a soul food treatise for our time Peter Hoffman Chefs Collaborative, One day while studying population maps with a colleague at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Nabhan recognized a surprising correlation between upheavals in human communities and the incidence of endangered species Where massive in migrations and exoduses were taking place more plants and animals had become endangered Locations with stable human populations sustained native wildlife more easily over the long term This revelation prompted Nabhan to spend the next three years studying relationships among cultural diversity community stability and conservation of biological diversity in natural habitats He concentrated on cultures of habitat human communities with long histories of interacting with one particular kind of terrain and its wildlife Here the author of The Desert Smells Like Rain has combined the eye of an ethnobiologist with chronicles from the Far Outside that realm in which diverse natural habitats and indigenous cultures coexist The result is a mosaic of essays that celebrates th vital connections between soul and space, No description available