Food Systems - Suggested Reading Book List

Nestle, Marion

What to Eat

North Point Press

2006

Nestle, Marion

Food Politics

University of California Press

2002

Pollan, Michael

Omnivores Dilemma

Penguin Press

2006

Pollan, Michael

Botany of Desire

Random House Trade Paperback

2002

Ableman, Michael

From The Good Earth

Abrams

1993

Schloser, Eric

Fast Food Nation

Harper Perennial

2002

Prentice, Jessica

Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection

Chelsea Green

2006

Madison, Deborah

Blithe Tomato: An Insider’s Wry Look at Farmers’ Market Society

Heydey Books

2006

Nabhan, Gary Paul

Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods

W.W. Norton

2002

Stone, Michael & Zenobia Barlow

Ecological Literacy:Educating our Children for a Sustainable World

Sierra Club Books

2005

Ableman, Michael

On Good Land

Chronicle Books

1998

Ableman, Michael

Fields of Plenty

Chronicle Books

2005

Kim, Daniel

Introduction to Systems Thinking

Pegasus

1999

Schut, Michael

Food and Faith

Living the Good News

2002

Dolan, Paul

True to our Roots

Bloomberg Press

2003

Jeavons, John

How to Grow More Vegetables

Ten Speed

2002

Jeavons, John

The Sustainable Vegetable Garden

Ten Speed

1999

Fleicshman, Paul

Seed Folks

Harper Trophy

2004

Smith, Jeff

Seeds of Deception

Yes

2003

Eisenstein, Charles

The Yoga of Eating

New Trends Publishing

2003

Berry, Wendell

The Unsettling of America

Sierra Club

1996

McGee, Harold

On Food and Cooking: The Science of Lore of the Kitchen

Scribner

2004

Walker

The Conquest of Bread

New Press

2004

Kimbrell, Andrew

Fatal Harvest

Foundation for Deep Ecology

2002

David Orr

Ecological Literacy

State University of New York

1992

Edited: Mercedes Pascual

Ecological Networks : Linking Structure to Dynamics in Food Webs

Oxford University Press

2005

Helena Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrified and Steven Gorelick.

Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

Kumarian Press (US)

2002

Carl N. McDaniel

Wisdom for a Livable Planet

Trinity University Press

2005

Rose Benz Ericson

The Conscious Consumer: Promoting Economic Justice Through Fair Trade

Fair Trade Federation

2002

Kimberly Grimes

Artisans and Cooperatives

University of Arizona Press

2000

Carlo Petrini, Benjamin Watson

Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste

Columbia University Press

2003

John Robbins

The Food Revolution: How Your Diet can Help Save Your Life and Our World

Conari

2001

Cynthia Barstow

The Eco Foods Guide

New Society Publishers

2002

Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry

Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen

Tarcher

2006

Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe

Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet

Tarcher

2003

Frances Moore Lappe

Diet for a Small Planet

Ballantine

1985

Halweil, Brian

Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

W.W. Norton & Co.

2004

Allen, P.

Together at the Table

Pennsylvania State University

2004

Wirzba, Norman

The Essential Agrarian Reader

Shoemaker & Hoard

2004

Masumoto, David

Epitaph for a Peach

HarperSanFrancisco

1996

Lang, Tim

The Atlas of Food

Penguin

2003

Capra, Fritjof

The Web of Life

Anchor

1997

Nussinow, Jill

The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment

Vegetarian Connection Press

2005

Wayne Roberts, Rod Macrae, Lori Stahlbrand

Real Food for a Change

Random House Canada

1999

Katy Mamen, Steven Gorelick, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Diana Deumling

Ripe For Change

ISEC

2004