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  • Localby Douglas Gayeton

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Combining stunning visuals with insights and a lexicon of more than 200 agricultural terms explained by today?s thought leaders, Local showcases and explores one of the most popular environmental trends: rebuilding local food movements. When Douglas Gayeton took his young daughter to see the salmon run?a favorite pastime growing up in Northern California?he... more...

  • Food Tyrantsby Nicole Faires

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America?s small farms with her husband and two small children, she expected to learn a lot, be inspired, and have some fun.  But what she fou more...

  • Local Foodby Tamzin Pinkerton; Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.74

    So you buy your vegetables as locally as possible, eat organic and seasonal food where you can, and are perhaps even coming to grips with managing an allotment. However, as the scale of the recession and rising fuel prices start to be keenly felt, you may be wondering what else you can do? Local Food offers an inspiring yet practical guide to what... more...

  • Food Choice and Sustainabilityby Richard Oppenlander

    Publish Green 2009; US$ 9.99

    What we choose to eat is killing our planet and us, yet use of the word ‘sustainable’ is ubiquitous. Explanation of this incongruity lies in the fact that sustainability efforts are rarely positioned to include food choice in an accurate manner. This is due to a number of influencing cultural, social, and political factors that disable... more...

  • Sustainable development approaches in the food and beverage industry: A comparison between Nestlé SA and Kraft Foods Inc.by Lars Siegert

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 22.68

    The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the necessity and implementation of sustainable development in business. Thereby, the study focuses on the food and beverage industry, and uses the examples of Nestlé SA and Kraft Foods Inc. First, the literature review builds the theoretical framework of sustainable development. On the basis of secondary... more...

  • Land und Wasserby Thomas Kruchem

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 13.60

    Seit 2008 wächst, nach 30 Jahren Rückgang, wieder der Anteil unterernährter Menschen an der Weltbevölkerung. Und niemand weiß, ob im Jahre 2050 mehr als neun Milliarden Menschen satt werden. Am schwierigsten ist die Situation in Afrika, wo vielerorts die Hälfte der Bevölkerung hungert. Dabei besitzen allein Sambia, Mosambik und Tansania genug Land... more...

  • Stollwerck 1839?1932by Tanja Junggeburth

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 74.42

    <P>Das Interesse an Familienunternehmen (und ihrer Persistenz) hat in den letzten Jahren spürbar zugenommen. Tanja Junggeburth analysiert am Beispiel des Kölner Familienunternehmens Stollwerck die komplexe Symbiose aus familialen und ökonomischen Handlungslogiken sowie die Chancen und Risiken, die sich aus der Verschränkung von Unternehmen und... more...

  • Umkämpftes Essenby Cornelia Reiher; Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 54.45

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Cornelia Reiher ist Juniorprofessorin für die Gesellschaft Japans an der Freien Universität Berlin. Dr. Sarah Ruth Sippel ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Centre for Area Studies der Universität Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 003 more...

  • Agricultural and Food Biotechnologies of Olea europaea and Stone Fruitby Innocenzo Muzzalupo; Sabrina Micali

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 69.00

    The reference presents detailed research on the olive (Olea europaea) and the stone fruit. This is a valuable reference for students, scientists, horticulturists and, in general, for anyone wishing to obtain knowledge and experience with olives and drupes to increase productivity. more...

  • The End of Foodby Thomas F. Pawlick

    Greystone Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    An in-depth exposé of how the modern food system is putting our food supply in serious danger—with startling new evidence and guidance on what we can do to reclaim control of what we eat. more...