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Title The local food movement [electronic resource] / Amy Francis, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit, MIich.: Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 160 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149) and index.
Contents Local eating is growing in popularity / Carol Smith -- The local food movement has a positive impact on farms, food production, and the environment / Pallavi Gogoi -- Local food is not always the best choice / Pamela Cuthbert -- Buying local is better for both local and global economies / Carlo Petrini -- Organic food and farming has drawbacks / Steve Shapin -- Buying local food protects regional flavors and traditions / Gary Paul Nabhan -- Local food is not necessarily better for the environment / Sarah DeWeerdt -- Food production causes more environmental damage than food miles / Robin McKie -- Beef production and food miles leave a significant carbon footprint / Anna Lappe -- Buying local is good for the consumer, the farmer, and the planet / Brian Halweil -- The distance food travels is damaging to the environment / Marc Xuereb -- Food miles are damaging our highway system / Gretchen Stoeltje -- Political forces make it difficult for local food economies to succeed / Michael Pollan Interviewed by Rod Dreher -- Government regulations favor large industrial farms over smaller local farms / Joel Salatin Interviewed by Megan Phelps.
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Subject Farm produce -- Marketing -- Juvenile literature.
Family farms -- Juvenile literature.
Farmers' markets -- Juvenile literature.
Organic farming -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Francis, Amy.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737748888 (hardcover)
9780737748895 (pbk.)
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