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Recommended by Mary Louise If you #want to understand what s at stake for our country if we continue to mishandle farming #to understand what s at stake for our country if we continue to mishandle farming this terrific book Each narrative inuiry profile is educational and inspiring but never preachy Anna Anderson captures the essence of these heroic #dynamic women devoted to sustainable agriculture Want to make a compelling argument Go directly to the source and #women devoted to sustainable agriculture Want to make a compelling argument Go directly to the source and them talk Here I go again but hey this is why narrative nonfiction Rocks Cornelia Butler Flora is the woman who created the first Organic Food Bill which each year she fights to keep in place It is really the only bill that convincingly. In the United States the average meal has traveled 1300 miles to reach our dinner table Food distribution has become so centralized that even those who live in rural areas can find it difficult to buy locally grown vegetables and dairy products In the 1950s American farmers acted on governmental advice that a single man coul. ,


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Women and Sustainable Agriculture: Interviews With 14 Agents of ChangeNs This book will convince #you that change is necessary why we must Support Local Farmers And Most local farmers and most how #that change is necessary why we must support local farmers and most importantly how can participate There s no bitter shrill leveled against the uninitiated Real stories about real women who made significant changes When a man asks I live in Chicago Why should I care about your small local community of farmers A farmer s answer is simple direct and practical Because the country is already spending billions Of Dollars To Subsidize dollars to subsidize that produce things that are economically unsound bad for you and destroying economics in developing countries and it doesn t have to be that way Reall. Ulture Each interview provides a broad perspective of the complexities of agriculture today from conservation practices to court battles The interviews framed with brief overviews of the historical development of US agriculture discuss agricultural policy and also give practical how to information on changing farming practic. Monitors the way food is processed in our country La Rhea Pepper a fifth generation farmer in Texas is one of my favorites When her farm almost fell to ruin she singlehandedly changed the cotton industry as we know it Cotton accounts for only 3 percent of our cropland worldwide and yet it uses 25 percent of our pesticides Pepper s company Organic Essentials and Cotton Plus sells organic Fabric And Now Years and now years her four pronged conglomerate is never short for customers people want to do what s right since currently one pound of pesticides are used to grown three pounds of cotton need to make a t shirt and one pair of ea. D produce with a machine and chemicals than several men could working the land the traditional way Since American farming has #Mainly Become Agri Business Many Opportunities Exist For Changes In #become agri business many opportunities exist for changes in production of food that could positively impact the environment health and community spirit involved in different areas of agric.