Where Am I Eating An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy

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  • Author : Kelsey Timmerman
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 9781118351154
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Where Am I Eating An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy

Where Am I Eating An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy
  • Author : Kelsey Timmerman
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 15 April 2013
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Bridges the gap between global farmers and fishermen and American consumers America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? Kelsey Timmerman set out on a global quest to meet the farmers and fisherman who grow and catch our food, and also worked alongside them: loading lobster boats in Nicaragua, splitting cocoa beans with a machete in

Where Am I Eating

Where Am I Eating
  • Author : Kelsey Timmerman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 August 2014
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A deeply human-centered perspective on the origins of America's food Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. Follow the author on his global quest to meet the workers that nurture, harvest, and hunt our food, as he works alongside them—loading lobster diving boats in Nicaragua, harvesting bananas in Costa Rica, lugging cocoa beans in Ivory

Where Am I Eating

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  • Author : Kelsey Timmerman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 12 August 2014
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A deeply human-centered perspective on the origins of America's food Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. Follow the author on his global quest to meet the workers that nurture, harvest, and hunt our food, as he works alongside them—loading lobster diving boats in Nicaragua, harvesting bananas in Costa Rica, lugging cocoa beans in Ivory

Where Am I Eating An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 April 2013
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Bridges the gap between global farmers and fishermen and American consumers America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? Kelsey Timmerman set out on a global quest to meet the farmers and fisherman who grow and catch our food, and also worked alongside them: loading lobster boats in Nicaragua, splitting cocoa beans with a machete in

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 August 2018
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 April 2012
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