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The Resource The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet, Pierre Desrochers, Hiroko Shimizu

The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet, Pierre Desrochers, Hiroko Shimizu

Label
The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet
Title
The locavore's dilemma
Title remainder
in praise of the 10,000-mile diet
Statement of responsibility
Pierre Desrochers, Hiroko Shimizu
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A carefully researched deconstruction of the "eat local" ethos argues that it distracts people from solving serious global food issues, identifying the flaws in locally minded logic while explaining how the elimination of agriculture subsidies and opening international trade offer more realistic and sustainable solutions
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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1969-
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Desrochers, Pierre
Dewey number
338.1/9
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9000.5
LC item number
.D446 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HD9000.5
NAL item number
.D45 2012
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shimizu, Hiroko
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Produce trade
  • Local foods
  • Food supply
  • Food supply
  • Food supply
  • Food
  • Transportation
Label
The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet, Pierre Desrochers, Hiroko Shimizu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Globalization of the food supply chain and its discontents -- Myth #1: Locavorism nurtures social capital -- Myth #2: Locavorism delivers a free economic lunch -- Myth #3: Locavorism heals the earth -- Myth #4: Locavorism increases food security -- Myth #5: Locavorism offers tastier, more nutritious and safer food -- Good intentions, bad outcomes -- Conclusion: Let them eat global cake!
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 256 p.
Isbn
9781586489403
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012001263
System control number
  • ocn744287613
  • (OCoLC)744287613
Label
The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet, Pierre Desrochers, Hiroko Shimizu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Globalization of the food supply chain and its discontents -- Myth #1: Locavorism nurtures social capital -- Myth #2: Locavorism delivers a free economic lunch -- Myth #3: Locavorism heals the earth -- Myth #4: Locavorism increases food security -- Myth #5: Locavorism offers tastier, more nutritious and safer food -- Good intentions, bad outcomes -- Conclusion: Let them eat global cake!
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 256 p.
Isbn
9781586489403
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012001263
System control number
  • ocn744287613
  • (OCoLC)744287613

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