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Gastronomica. 2017; 17181–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.1.81
Published: 01 February 2017
...=reprints . 2017 Raise: What 4-H teaches 7 Million Kids and How Its Lessons Could Change Food and Farming Forever Kiera Butler Oakland : University of California Press , 2014 216 pp. $24.95 (paper) focus of healthy eating, and that all foods can fit into this pat- tern. They go on to say...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 1539–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.3.9
Published: 01 August 2015
... agricultural struggles. From the establishment and expansion of dairy farms and almond groves, to recent dairying and drought crises, consumers have associated milk with the bounty of California's land and the skill and dedication of its farmers, a sentiment also apparent in depictions of Califia in California...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18219–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.19
Published: 01 May 2018
... Farms, tourists are physically invited onto a fully functional hog breeding farm, which doubles as an agritourism destination and a microcosm of the industry's public relations strategy. Fair Oaks relies on both the tropes of alternative farming tourism and on strategic revelation—including literal...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12214–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.2.14
Published: 01 May 2012
...marcello di cintio The Tohono O'odham Indians of southern Arizona used to wrestle enough food from the Sonora Desert to sustain themselves. In the last fifty years, however, there has been a near total abandonment of indigenous farming on the O'odham nation. As a result, diabetes rates have...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17115–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.1.15
Published: 01 February 2017
...Julie Guthman Many young, university-educated adults these days go to work on organic farms as volunteers and interns, despite that this work is extremely demanding, painful, and has been historically demeaning. Through interviews and discussions with students, I have learned that many who...
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Gastronomica. 2011; 11387–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2011.11.3.87
Published: 01 August 2011
... do weird things here like grow row crops next to twelve lanes of freeway . But I know that our little farm isn t alone in experiencing a wave of public enthusiasm for local food production . The growing interest in all things agricultural has been well documented by now . Backyard food production is...
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Gastronomica. 2011; 11238–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2011.11.2.38
Published: 01 May 2011
...laura sayre This article examines the political allegiances of the organic food and farming movement, asking whether the widespread media assumption that organic agriculture is a leftist cause is correct. Despite the enthusiasm with which organic food advocates welcomed the election of President...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.110
Published: 01 May 2020
... who are struggling with the unpredictable winters, early frosts, and rainfall exceedances associated with climate change. Her connections with the farmers and researchers she interviews feel authentic, as do her tasting notes on new tangy-sweet apple cultivars. She then transports us to small farms in...
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Gastronomica. 2007; 7380–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2007.7.3.80
Published: 01 August 2007
... teaching and research focus on environmental health, medical ecology, micro- biology, and parasitic diseases. Over the last five years, Dr. Despommier and his students have developed the concept of vertical farming to address problems of sustainable food production and environmental remediation. Their...
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Gastronomica. 2006; 63106–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2006.6.3.106
Published: 01 August 2006
... ©© 2006 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2006 Farming for Us All: Practical Agriculture and the Cultivation of Sustainability Edited by Bell Michael Mayerfeld University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2004 299 pp. Photographs...
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Gastronomica. 2004; 44118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2004.4.4.118
Published: 01 November 2004
... ©© 2004 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2004 Farming with the Wild: Enhancing Biodiversity on Farms and Ranches Imhoff Daniel San Francisco : Sierra Club Books , 2003 188 pp. Illustrations. $29.95 (paper) ago, William Hooker s Pomona...
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Gastronomica. 2001; 1227–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2001.1.2.27
Published: 01 May 2001
...Michael Hamm Regents of the University of California Farmland, Farms, Farming, and Farmers: The Four F s of Food Production w o r k i n g o n t h e f o o d c h a i n | michael hamm When my daughter, callie, was eighteen months old she helped me plant the garlic crop, although I had to teach...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16458–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.4.58
Published: 01 November 2016
...Alexandra Lakind; Lihlani Skipper; Alfonso Morales In the United States, the farm to school movement has recently spread from fringe and grassroots to mainstream. As schools expand their participation, there is a rapidly growing demand to scale up food distribution. Yet, in the rush to support...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20212–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.12
Published: 01 May 2020
...Adam Calo Aging farmer demographics and declining agricultural trends provoke policy makers, farmer advocacy groups, and food system scholars to ask, “Who will do the work of farming in the future?” One response to this concern has been the rise of a “beginning farmer” narrative, where the goal of...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15382–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.3.82
Published: 01 August 2015
...Katy Overstreet © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 A Farm Dies Once a Year Arlo Crawford : Henry Holt , 2014 258 pp. $25.00 (hardcover) The book has an introduction, five chapters, and a conclu- sion. The introduction provides an overview of the book, as...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 1415–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.1.5
Published: 01 February 2014
...B. R. Cohen Over the past generation, advocates for healthier food and agriculture have drawn on the farm-to-fork trope to define spatial arrangements in the foodshed. Consider farmers' markets, food hubs, community supported agriculture (CSA), co-ops, rooftop, community, and schoolyard gardens...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15198–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.1.98
Published: 01 February 2015
...Hélène B. Ducros © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Food, Farms, and Solidarity: French Farmers Challenge Industrial Agriculture and Genetically Modified Crops Chaia Heller : Duke University Press , 2013 xiii + 333 pp. $23.36 (paper) Food, Farms, and...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18441–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.41
Published: 01 November 2018
... industrial agriculture are the greatest need. This view clashes with the intricate diversity and multiple functions of farms and gardens in Yucatan, Mexico. Agroecosystems there are spectacularly diverse. Besides providing many products to eat and sell, those farms are uniquely well suited to feed households...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13388–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.3.88
Published: 01 August 2013
...Aubrey Streit Krug © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America Edited by Sayre Laura Clark Sean , Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 2011 xx + 354 pp. Illustrations. $40.00 (cloth) is...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13376–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.3.76
Published: 01 August 2013
...Kaz Sussman © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 encounters Close Encounters of the Porcine Kind for Paul of Laughing Stock Farm kaz sussman I ve heard the grunters mating in the pecan dark of Hog Island. And I ve seen the hillbilly shoats and bristle hogs of Terrebonne...