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The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times
Demonstrating that humanity faces an imminent and prolonged global food crisis, Michael Brownlee issues a clarion call and manifesto for a revolutionary movement to localize the global food supply. He lays out a practical guide for those who hope to navigate the challenging process of shaping the local or regional food system, providing a roadmap for embarking on the proce ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 18th 2016 by North Atlantic Books
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Path-finders. Way-showers. Ah, this one reads like the stories told round the cabin up the steep, snowy regions of new territory. Clearly, the path includes a lot of not knowing where or what the next step. Clearly, only one thing is necessary in order to continue: a clear mandate, a sense of "must" about this task of opening up the discussion: Do you know where your next meal is coming from? Seriously, if the trucks could not make it over the mountain for a matter of ... days or months, how wou ...more
Couldn't finis this book. It started so good and I thought was going to be a great manifesto of their work to create an urban food system, but it turned into a "Doomsday Prepper" book about how with Peak Oil and Climate Change, we are going to live under the ground, etc. I know eventually it would get to the parts that would discuss what I want, but it was just too "end of the world" for my liking.