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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit - Barry Estabrook
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781449401092 (1449401090)
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Remember When the Music
Remember When the Music rated it
3.0 Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
I picked up Barry Estabrook’s Tomatoland with a little bit of resistance. I’m a huge fan of food non-fiction, but I also had gotten to the point where I felt as though I’d exhausted the genre. What more was there to learn that would be so starkly different from all that the Michael Pollans and Mario...
staciebnsn
staciebnsn rated it
A great look into the USA's tomato industry, covering everything from the problems with the actual tomatoes (no flavor) to the brutal conditions of migrant workers (pesticide poisoning, slavery, etc). If you're not already buying local and in-season and this book doesn't convince you that it's the o...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it
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If you only read one book about tomatoes in your lifetime make it this one.Thanks to investigative books and films like Fast Food Nation and Food, Inc., we have been exposed to the shady going-ons in the food industry that gives us unhealthy sub-standard food products and inhumane treatment of anima...
mmonahan
mmonahan rated it
3.0 Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
Best book about tomatoes I've ever read. Its not the best book about contemporary slavery or the food industry, but I'm probably never going to buy an out-of-season tomato again so...I guess it was good.
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