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Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

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"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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Katherine
Feb 06, 2008 Katherine rated it really liked it  ·  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).
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.
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