The Resource Blessing the hands that feed us : what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth, Vicki Robin, (eaudio)

Blessing the hands that feed us : what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth, Vicki Robin, (eaudio)

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Blessing the hands that feed us : what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth
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Blessing the hands that feed us
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what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth
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Vicki Robin
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eng
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Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling coauthor and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food sourced within a ten-mile radius of her home on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, Washington. Her sustainable diet not only brings to light society's unhealthy dependency on mass-produced, prepackaged foods but also helps her reconnect with her body and her environment. Like Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and the bestselling books of Michael Pollan, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us is part personal narrative and part global manifesto. By challenging herself to eat and buy local, Robin exposes the cause and effect of the food business, from the processed goods laden with sugar, fat, and preservatives to the trucks burning through fuel to bring them to a shelf near you. Robin's journey is also one of community as she befriends all the neighboring farmers who epitomize the sustainable lifestyle. Among them are Tricia, the prolific market gardener who issued Robin's ten-mile challenge; Britt and Eric, two young, enthusiastic farmers living their dream of self-sufficiency; and Vicky, a former corporate executive turned milk producer. Featuring practical tips on adopting your own locally sourced diet, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us is an inspirational guide and testimonial to the locavore movement and a healthy food future
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Robin, Vicki
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  • Locavores
  • Community-supported agriculture
  • Food habits
  • Food industry and trade
  • Processed foods
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adult
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Blessing the hands that feed us : what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth, Vicki Robin, (eaudio)
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9781452697697
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Blessing the hands that feed us : what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community, and our place on earth, Vicki Robin, (eaudio)
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 09 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781452697697
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11412049
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sound
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  • other
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other
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11412049
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MWT11412049
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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