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Author Desrochers, Pierre, 1969-

Title The locavore's dilemma : in praise of the 10,000-mile diet / Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    338.19 DES    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxviii, 256 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-239) and index.
Contents The globalization of the food supply chain and its discontents -- Myth #1: Locavorism nurtures social capital -- Myth #2: Locavorism delivers a free economic lunch -- Myth #3: Locavorism heals the earth -- Myth #4: Locavorism increases food security -- Myth #5: Locavorism offers tastier, more nutritious and safer food -- Well-meaning coercion, unintended consequences, and bad outcomes -- Conclusion: Let them eat global cake!
Subject Produce trade.
Local foods.
Food supply -- Economic aspects.
Food supply -- Social aspects.
Food -- Transportation.
Transportation -- Environmental aspects.
Added Author Shimizu, Hiroko, 1965-
ISBN 9781586489403 (hardcover)

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