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Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed

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ISBN-10: 0896087778

ISBN-13: 9780896087774

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vandana Shiva, Carlo Petrini, Michael Pollan, Prince Charles, Jamey Lionette

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"Shiva is a burst of creative energy, an intellectual power."-The Progressive Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed is a short, pocket-sized collection that goes to the heart of our existence-what we eat and how we grow it. It covers the questions: How are seeds cultivated and saved? How far must food travel before reaching our plate? Who gets paid for the food we eat? Why does our food taste like this? We live in a world where of the eighty thousand edible plants used for food, only about 150 are being cultivated, and just eight are traded globally. A world where we produce food for 12 billion people when there are only 6.3 billion people living, and still, 800 million suffer from…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Michael Pollan is a contributing writer for "The New York Times Magazine" as well as a contributing editor at "Harper's" magazine. He is the author of two prizewinning books: "Second Nature: A Gardener's Education" & "A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder". Pollan lives in Connecticut with his wife & son.