The food activist handbook : big & small things you can do to help provide fresh, healthy food for your community / Ali Berlow.

By: Berlow, AliMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cmISBN: 1612121802; 9781612121802; 9781603429290; 1603429298Subject(s): Food relief -- United States | Slow food movement -- United States | Nutrition -- United States | Consumer movements -- United States | Community activists -- United StatesLOC classification: HV696.F6 | B464 2015
Contents:
Start -- Educate -- Build -- Grow -- Connect -- Speak -- Harvest -- Feed -- Cook -- Engage.
Summary: Small steps can create big changes in your community's food quality and food security, helping to get more healthy food to more people and support a better food system. Ali Berlow shows you dozens of things that anyone can do, from creating a neighborhood kitchen for preserving fresh food to mapping farmland, connecting food pantries with food producers, starting a school garden, and organizing a community composting initiative. Every action you take can help keep farmers on the land and family farms intact, keep money in the local economy, reduce the carbon footprint associated with food transportation, and preserve local landscapes. If you've had enough of E. coli scares, disappearing farmland, pesticide problems, and hunger in your community, this inspiring book will show you exactly how one person really can make a difference.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Start -- Educate -- Build -- Grow -- Connect -- Speak -- Harvest -- Feed -- Cook -- Engage.

Small steps can create big changes in your community's food quality and food security, helping to get more healthy food to more people and support a better food system. Ali Berlow shows you dozens of things that anyone can do, from creating a neighborhood kitchen for preserving fresh food to mapping farmland, connecting food pantries with food producers, starting a school garden, and organizing a community composting initiative. Every action you take can help keep farmers on the land and family farms intact, keep money in the local economy, reduce the carbon footprint associated with food transportation, and preserve local landscapes. If you've had enough of E. coli scares, disappearing farmland, pesticide problems, and hunger in your community, this inspiring book will show you exactly how one person really can make a difference.

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