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...

3.93 avg rating — 3,434 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Qu...

4.20 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Tomatoland, Third Edition: ...

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings
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Bahama Heat

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Whirlpool

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 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

“Green, cheap, and off-season continue to be the three mercantile legs upon which Florida’s tomato industry stands.”
Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit



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