The Resource Eat local, taste global : how ethnocultural food reaches our tables, Glen C. Filson and Bamidele Adekunle, (ebook)

Eat local, taste global : how ethnocultural food reaches our tables, Glen C. Filson and Bamidele Adekunle, (ebook)

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Eat local, taste global : how ethnocultural food reaches our tables
Title
Eat local, taste global
Title remainder
how ethnocultural food reaches our tables
Statement of responsibility
Glen C. Filson and Bamidele Adekunle
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Language
eng
Summary
Eat Local, Taste Global: How Ethnocultural Food Reaches Our Tables shows how the demand for ethnocultural vegetables on the part of Toronto's South Asian, Chinese, and Afro-Caribbean Canadians is at odds with the corporate food regime. How does that regime affect the local food movement and ethnic groups' access to their preferred foods? This book addresses that question and suggests that the protection of ethnic and national food security and sovereignty strengthens immigrant integration while producing healthy crossover effects for other Canadians. The authors show how culture, food, and migration are intertwined and how access to ethnocultural vegetables is affected by ethnicity, social class, shopping venues, and food prices. Most ethnic vegetables are imported by corporations and ethnic intermediaries and pass through Toronto's Food Terminal; however, local farmers are now producing some of these vegetables, and alternative forms of agriculture and markets play a significant role in bringing ethnocultural vegetables to our tables. Social justice requires that people have both food security and food sovereignty. Eat Local, Taste Global offers solutions to identified contradictions that include making farmers' markets more inclusive, improving conditions for migrant farm workers, and making alternative forms of agriculture more feasible. This book will be of interest to rural sociologists and political scientists as well as policy-makers, food activists, farmers, and food security organizations
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Midwest
Dewey number
338.1/9713541
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Ethnic food industry
  • Vegetables
  • Local foods
  • Food security
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Eat local, taste global : how ethnocultural food reaches our tables, Glen C. Filson and Bamidele Adekunle, (ebook)
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9781771123150
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12149775
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Eat local, taste global : how ethnocultural food reaches our tables, Glen C. Filson and Bamidele Adekunle, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771123150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12149775
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12149775
System control number
MWT12149775
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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