Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food Author Wendell Berry
ISBN-10 158243543X
ISBN-13 9781582435435
Year 2009-08-18
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Counterpoint
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Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food and only a writer of Wendell Berrys caliber could convey it with such conviction and eloquence Long before Whole Foods organic produce was available at your local supermarket Berry was farming with the purity of food in mind For the last five decades Berry has embodied mindful eating through his land practices and his writing In recognition of that influence Michael Pollan here offers an introduction to this wonderful collection Drawn from over thirty years of work this collection joins bestsellers The Omnivores Dilemma by Pollan and Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver as essential reading for anyone who cares about what they eat The essays address such concerns as How does organic measure up against locally grown What are the differences between small and large farms and how does that affect what you put on your dinner table What can you do to support sustainable agriculture A progenitor of the Slow Food movement Wendell Berry reminds us all to take the time to understand the basics of what we ingest Eating is an agriculture act he writes Indeed we are all players in the food economy

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Tomorrow s Table

Tomorrow s Table Author Pamela C. Ronald
ISBN-10 9780199742424
Release 2010-01-08
Pages 232