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American farming and food

by Finlay Dun

  • 23 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12464.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 477 p.
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13599349M
    OCLC/WorldCa11023466

    But this book is SO much more intimate than I expected it to be, and it is moving. The gears that turn these pages consist of memoir, American history, and the science of farming. But the grease for those gears are the palpable tensions of race, spirituality, identity and various degrees of hospitality shown by the harvesters Highly recommended/5. Although Native Americans domesticated corn, tomatoes and potatoes, their farms were generally unproductive, and most of their plant food came from gathering tubers, greens, berries and shoots. But as we learned at a series of talks at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this picture needs editing: * Three centuries ago, corn-farming Indians.

    “Farming While Black is a beautiful and timely work that manages to live at once as a stunning memoir of the extraordinary life of Leah Penniman and her Soul Fire Farm; a methodical and innovative instruction manual for a sustainable farm practice; and a clear-eyed manifesto that uses the rich history of the Black farming legacy as the guiding ethos.   This book is a long awaited toolbox for Black farmers by Black farmers, rooting us to the land and empowering us to grow in our own skin.”—Natasha Bowens, farmer; author of The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming “Farming While Black is a genuinely beautiful read, providing a critical guide for self-determination and Author: Leah Penniman.

    Blending history, reporting, and a deep understanding of American farming and food production, Foodopoly is the shocking and revealing account of the business behind the food that most Americans eat every day, including some of our favorite and most respected brands. Sleep Tight Farm Book. $ Customer Service. Monday through Friday a.m. to p.m. (EST) Materials Order Department [email protected] American Farm Bureau Federation Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite W Washington, DC Fax Return Policy. You may return all items purchased at the Farm Bureau.


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With exquisite lyricism and humanity, this astonishing book attempts to reconcile competing versions of our national story/5(4). American Harvest is an extraordinary evocation of the land and a thoughtful exploration of ingrained beliefs, from evangelical skepticism of evolution to cosmopolitan assumptions about food production and farming.

With exquisite lyricism and humanity, this astonishing book attempts to reconcile competing versions of our national story. Food and Farm Facts is HERE. The book features facts about food in America, how it is grown and who produces it, using color photographs and infographic style illustrations.

Get the Book here. or See What's Inside. This page lists some ways you can use Food and Farm Facts to help others learn about American agriculture. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dun, Finlay.

American farming and food. London, Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. It’s a story replicated across America’s midwest, with the rapid expansion of farming methods at the heart of the row over US attempts to erode Britain’s food standards and lever open access.

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A wise man once said, before you can hope to change things, you must understand why they are the way they are. I recently bought a book called Traditional American Farming Techniques by Frank D. Gardner which really helped me understand the “culture” of American agriculture.

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Kristin Kimball, The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love. I can count on my fingers the number of memoirs I've read. And the ones I did were either just plain not interesting or the writer came across as self-absorbed and narcissistic to the point of being off-putting.

So, I started this book with a great deal of/5. Farmers will have to grow 70 percent more food than what is currently produced to feed the world’s growing population by Each American farmer produces food and fiber for people annually, both in the U.S.

and abroad. Eight percent of U.S. farms market foods locally through farmers’ markets and food hubs. The population is continuing to grow, and yet we are faced with a limited amount of land and water for the production of food. Let’s see how people working in .Foodopoly Book About Foodopoly.

Blending history, reporting, and a deep understanding of American farming and food production, Foodopoly is the shocking and revealing account of the business behind the meat, vegetables, grains and milk that most Americans eat every day, including some of our favorite and most respected organic and health-conscious brands.Fishing and gathering food.

When people first came to North America, maybe ab BC, they were probably mostly following the fish along the coast, and fishing is what they spent most of their time doing. History of fishing First people in the Americas Lots more Native American articles.

In California, and along the East Coast, people like the Iroquois also gathered acorns .