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Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"Ideal for filling in gaps in your education, bolstering arguments, and persuading the unconvinced."
--Acres USA, February 2003

"This is a well written, timely book which will help food producers, marketers and consumers, as well as food economists."
--Educational Book Review, October-November, 2003

"An accessible and comprehensive introduction to the thinking behind the burge
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Zed Books (first published January 1st 2002)
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Joshua Duffy
Great book on the absolute horrors of global agriculture and why localized forms of farming are far superior. The rhetoric got a little much in the latter half of the book, but overall, very informative and much needed.
Katherine
Feb 06, 2008 Katherine rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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This book reads really quick. In fact, I read all of it today on the train from Norwich to London. It gives a lot of good info on the impact of globalization on global food systems, from rural decay to creepy things about meat (and vegetables).
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