The Eco-Foods Guide: What's Good for the Earth is Good for You! - [pdf]

The Eco-Foods Guide: What's Good for the Earth is Good for You!
Title:The Eco-Foods Guide: What's Good for the Earth is Good for You!
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN:0865714606
Number of Pages:288

The Best Bookstore Online Over 6 million PDF and 4.5 million eBooks to download now. Books by: Cynthia Barstow, Frances Moore Lappé We are what we eat as the saying goes So it follows that if we want to be healthy we should buy healthy foods And for foods to be healthy the earth they grow in also needs to be in good health This might seem like Ecology but it s what many supermarket shoppers are grappling with nowadays as they try to decide what to feed the family br br i The Eco Foods Guide i is a lively conversation with consumers that takes the gloom out of our grocery choices and empowers shoppers to vote with their food dollars for the environment and for a safe future for their grandchildren Frankenfoods and more have made food shopping so frightening and complex that the result has often been paralysis or denial But in this optimistic and even humorous jaunt through the topic sustainable agriculture expert Cynthia Barstow encourages readers to walk away bubbling with opportunities to buy what s best most of the time and to even engage with the many others working to effect change in agriculture br br In a straightforward style i The Eco Foods Guide i ex amines the downside pesticides and growth hormones biotechnology and processed foods manufacturing concentration and animal husbandry and the overuse of nonrenewable resources At the same time it highlights alternatives and solutions including br br Eating seasonally br br Buying local br br Reforming school cafeteria menus br br Shopping at farmer s markets br br Eating at Chef s Collaborative restaurants br br Supporting labeling organic and IPM production methods br br Regarding our food again as sacred br br b Cynthia Barstow b is adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts and an environmental sustainable agriculture marketing consultant and speaker Previously VP of marketing for a billion Manhattan restaurant her clients have included the World Wildlife Fund and the University of Wisconsin Madison Protected Harvest eco label program

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