Saturday, August 17, 2013

Thirteen top big-picture books about food

Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson of Food Tank tagged thirteen of the best big-picture books about the food industry for the Christian Science Monitor, including:
The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change

Roger Thurow spent a year with four women smallholder farmers in western Kenya to document their struggles in supporting and feeding themselves and their families. He evaluates the extent to which the work of initiatives like the One Acre Fund can help these farmers pull themselves up and defeat hunger and poverty.
Read about the other books on the list.

The Page 99 Test: The Last Hunger Season.

--Marshal Zeringue