Feeling a little ‘bloated’ by the holiday feed? Here’s some ideas to digest.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, 1st ed.
Graze Farmer’s Markets and Community Supported Agriculture; do some Organic Gardening with the Food Counterculture and local girl Alice Waters.
Online at: http://tinyurl.com/drew-oxford-food1
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics
To a chemist, the notion of “organic food” (see above) seems silly; food contains carbon. But “organic food” is an issue of Agricultural Ethics. Find out more:
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
Volume 3 gives a tidy summary of “Sustainable Agriculture,” as well as “Organic Agriculture,” “Organic Farming and Gardening,” and “Organic Food.”
Reference GT2850 .E53 2003
Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Review all the agricultural controversies in sustainability, starting on I:156.
Ref GE 10 .C65
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
What is “Food Security” and why should you care? See v. 10, p. 116-122. Also check out Urban Agriculture & AgroEcology, v. 5.
Ref GE 140 .B47
Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food
Look under “supersizing” and “obesity” for first world problems.
REF TX370 .S63 2006
Cambridge World History of Food
More food security under “food entitlements,” leading into “Rights, Entitlements, and the Right to Food” as well as lobbies, labeling, and biotechnology.
Real Food Challenge
Did you know Drew is a signatory to this organization’s “Real Food Campus Commitment”? Drew’s Students for Sustainable Food is our local chapter.