New Book Reviews

Growing a Garden City

How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More Are Transforming Themselves and Their Neighborhoods Through the Intersection of Local Agriculture and Community–and How You Can, Too

By Jeremy N. Smith
2010
New York: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Reviewed by Ellen Messer
Visiting Associate Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy Tufts University
Lecturer
Boston University Gastronomy Program

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Fighting for the Future of Food. Activists Versus Agribusiness in the Struggle Over Biotechnology

By Rachel Schurman and William A. Munro
2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press. Number 35 in their Social Movements, Protest, and Contention series.

Reviewed by Ellen Messer
Visiting Associate Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy Tufts University

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Feeding the city. From street market to liberal reform in Salvador. Brazil. 1780-1860

By Richard Graham
2010
University of Texas Press

Reviewed By
Esther Katz
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Brasilia, Brazil

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Cheap Meat: Flap Food Nations in the Pacific Island

By Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
2010
University of California Press

Reviewed By
Amanda S. Green
Oregon State University

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If there is a book you would like to have reviewed, please send an email to Miriam Chaiken. If you would like to volunteer to review a book, you can also contact Miriam Chaiken.

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