Organic Food, Farming and Culture

Organic Food, Farming and Culture An Introduction

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This textbook provides students with a comprehensive introduction to organic food and farming. Janet Chrzan, Jacqueline A. Ricotta and contributors explain organic food and organic farming principles; the history of organics; how organic food is grown, distributed, and consumed; the nutritional benefits; and the social and cultural meanings attached to the concept "organic". Organic Food, Farming and Culture contains a wide range of features to reinforce understanding and learning, including: - practical case studies from organic farmers, chefs, restaurateurs, students, and "concerned" consumers - exercises, discussion questions, and further reading suggestions - illustrations of farms, food, and organic processes. An engaging introduction to organic agriculture, this book is essential reading for those interested in food studies, sustainable agriculture, food security, environmental studies, nutrition and health.

Book information

ISBN: 9781350027848
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Pub date:
DEWEY: 631.584
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 734g
Height: 247mm
Width: 190mm
Spine width: 27mm