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Foodshed free pdf In this intimate guide to Alberta's sustainable food scene, writer, poet, professional chef, and food advocate Dee Hobsbawn-Smith profiles more than seventy-five of the province's growers and producers. Learn the A to Z's of each producer, from Asparagus growers to Zizania cultivators, and enjoy the twenty-six original recipes, one for each type of produce. The book also examines the ground that farmers stand on: government involvement, sustainability and the environment, animal welfare, farm labour, and organisations from Slow Food to the grassroots Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement. An (agri)cultural examination of modern farming that offers a clear look at current government policies and sustainable growers' best practices, this book sets forth some of the issues that modern farmers face, as seen by the growers themselves.

About Dee Hobsbawn-Smith

Dee Hobsbawn-Smith is a poet, writer, chef, educator, and advocate. Between 1992 and 1994, she was chef and co-owner of Foodsmith, a Calgary restaurant that featured locally raised ingredients on a menu that changed daily. For eight years, Dee wrote a column for the Calgary Herald called The Curious Cook. She also hosted an annual farm tour for the City Palate for twelve years. These experiences provided her with ample opportunity to visit growers in their fields. She lives west of Saskatoon with her partner and their pets.

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Author : Dee Hobsbawn-Smith
Publisher : TouchWood Editions
Data Published : 19 April 2012
ISBN : 192712915X
EAN : 9781927129159
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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