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Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2009-04-04
ISBN: 9781550920001
Format: Digital - 362 pages
Size: 7" x 9" (w x h)
BISAC: SOCIAL SCIENCE / General

An Able Farmer (PDF)

Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil

Once we could fill our grocery carts with cheap and plentiful food, but not anymore. Cheap food has gone the way of cheap oil. Climate change is already reducing crop yields worldwide. The cost of flying in food from far away and shipping it across the country in refrigerated trucks is rapidly becoming unviable. Cars and cows increasingly devour grain harvests, sending prices skyrocketing. More Americans than ever before require food stamps and food pantries just to get by, and a worldwide food crisis is unfolding, overseas and in our kitchens.

About the Authors

Sidney Hanky is a writer, teacher, blogger, and farmer who raises vegetables, poultry and dairy goats with her family in upstate New York.


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