Harvest for Hope A Guide to Mindful Eating

ISBN-10: 0446698210
ISBN-13: 9780446698214
Edition: 2006
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Description: One of the world's most renowned scientists, Jane Goodall turns her attention to the global meaning of food, explaining what we can do to exercise power over the food industry and, ultimately, our environment.

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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 9/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

One of the world's most renowned scientists, Jane Goodall turns her attention to the global meaning of food, explaining what we can do to exercise power over the food industry and, ultimately, our environment.

Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, Tanzania, is entering its fifth decade. Her books include "In the Shadow of Man", "Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe", & "Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters", edited by Dale Peterson. She resides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Jane Goodall is the world's foremost authority on chimpanzees. An internationally renowned conservationist, she is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and has received many distinguished awards in science. Dr. Goodall is also the author of many acclaimed books, including the bestseller Reason for Hope. Thane Maynard is the director of the Cincinnati Zoo.

Introduction
Animals to Us
Nature's Ingenuity
Tool Use and Hunting
New Light on Human Evolution
Fire-The Origins of Cooking
The Dawn of Human Culture
A Celebration of Cultures
Different Places, Different Foods
Cheers! Salute! Skoal!
Food on the Streets
Fingers, Forks, and Chopsticks
Celebrations and Feasts
Food and Religious Traditions
How We Lost Commonsense Farming
Chemical Life Support
Growing Food with Poisons
Our Chemical Legacy
A Hopeful Awakening
Seeds of Discontent
Caution: Biohazards Ahead
A Letter Comes in the Mail...
Lord of the Seeds
Small Farmers Strike Back
They Were Wrong Before
Animals and GMOs
What You Can Do
Animal Factories: Farms of Misery
The Plight of Poultry
Not All Pigs Live Like Babe
Beef: The Hidden Story
Not-So-Contented Cows
Veal: What You've Heard Is True
The Birth of Frankenfoods
Honoring the Ancient Contract
Farming Animals: Hazards to Our Health
They Don't Even Call Them Farms
Disease in the Slaughterhouse
Bacteria
Viruses
Hormones
Antibiotic Resistance
Animal Waste: The Cycle of Pollution
Pig Business Is Big Business
Helping Farm Animals Live Better Lives
Use Your Consumer Power
Hold Restaurants Accountable
Talk to Your Grocer
Read Labels Carefully
Buy Grass-Fed Animal Products
Support the Right Farmers
One Thread at a Time
Help Rescue Animals
Ravaging the Oceans and Seas
The Great Lakes of Africa
Hazards of Fish Farming
Harmful to Humans
Farming the Tiger Prawns
Willing to Take the Risk?
Our Mercurial-Oceans
What You Can Do
Becoming a Vegetarian
Consider Our Children
How Eating Meat Impacts the Environment
Feeding Our Appetite for Meat
Irresponsible Use of Water
A Case for Eating Less Meat and Seafood
Global Supermarkets
The Myth of "Fresh Food"
Taking Back Our Food
Sensible Farming
Deep Organic, Shallow Organic
The Cost of Organic Foods
Can We Really Afford "Cheap" Food?
What You Can Do
Protecting Our Family Farmers
Local: The New Organic
Pound, Dollar, Peso, Rupee: Local Is Affordable
Farming in Our Cities
Saving Family Farms
What You Can Do
Eat Local, Eat Seasonal
Protecting Our Heirlooms
As Those Who Came Before
Traditional Foods Are the Healthiest
Slow Food Picks Up the Pace
Changing the World One Hard Hat at a Time
What You Can Do
An (Organic Wave Worldwide
Sustaining Hope
Helping Women to Take Care of the Earth
It All Begins and Ends with Soil
Local Food for Local People
What You Can Do
At Home and at School: Feeding Our Children
School Meals
A Delicious Revolution
And Then There's the Big Dream
Feed Me Better: The Naked Chef Goes to School
Appetite for a New Curriculum
What You Can Do
Obesity, Fast Food, and Waste
The Not-So-Missing Link
The Seduction of Happy Meals
Beware of Corn Syrup
Junk Foods, Sugar, and Violence
Waste Not, Want Not
What You Can Do
The Looming Water Crisis
Wasting Water
The Truth About Bottled Water
And About Those Plastic Bottles...
When Corporations Own the Water
Will Wars Be Fought Over Water?
What You Can Do
The Story of Nebraska
They Have the Corn
They Have the Factory Farms
They Have the Global Supermarket
And They Have the Water Crisis
Yet Hope Grows in Nebraska
Harvest for Hope
Changing the World: One Purchase, One Meal, One Bite at a Time
Eating to Vote
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