Barry Estabrook



The author of Tomatoland and Pig Tales and a three-time James Beard Award winner, Barry Estabrook is a former contributing editor at Gourmet. He blogs at politicsoftheplate.com and lives in Vermont.

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Tomatoland: How Modern Indu...

3.95 avg rating — 3,920 ratings — published 2011 — 16 editions
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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Qu...

4.16 avg rating — 436 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Just Eat: One Reporter's Qu...

3.76 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 2021 — 3 editions
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Bahama Heat

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Whirlpool

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995
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“According to analyses conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 100 grams of fresh tomato today has 30 percent less vitamin C, 30 percent less thiamin, 19 percent less niacin, and 62 percent less calcium than it did in the 1960s. But the modern tomato does shame it's counterpart in one area: It contains fourteen times as much sodium.”
Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

“Workers who pick the food we eat cannot afford to feed themselves.”
Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

“An acre of Florida tomatoes gets hit with five times as much fungicide and six times as much pesticide as an acre of California tomatoes.”
Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit



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