Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food
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Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food

by Leslie A. Duram
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313359636

ISBN-13: 9780313359637

Pub. Date: 11/30/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A comprehensive compilation of entries illuminates the key trends, activities, and themes in organic, sustainable, and local food, covering consumers, organizations, farming, policies, and much more.

• 150 comprehensive, A–Z entries cover all aspects of organic food and farming, local food production and consumption, and sustainable food initiatives

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Overview

A comprehensive compilation of entries illuminates the key trends, activities, and themes in organic, sustainable, and local food, covering consumers, organizations, farming, policies, and much more.

• 150 comprehensive, A–Z entries cover all aspects of organic food and farming, local food production and consumption, and sustainable food initiatives

• A chronology of the years 1860–2009 includes over 40 events, detailing the history and evolution of organic and local food

• 30 photographs depict current themes in sustainable farming and organic/local food

• A bibliography lists key references for readers who wish to follow up on a specific theme

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313359637
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology

List of Entries

Topical List of Entries

The Encyclopedia 1

Appendix 1 Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming, 1980 389

Appendix 2 Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 395

Appendix 3 US. Organic Farming Emerges in the 1990s: Adoption of Certified Systems, 2001 417

Appendix 4 Recent Growth Patterns in the US. Organic Foods Market, 2002 421

Selected Bibliography 425

Index 441

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