Producing and obtaining food

by Deboo, Ana.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 630 DE
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 630 DE
 
 
Summary
"An exploration of the environmental, health, and social issues of modern agriculture. Features include fact boxes, sidebars, activities, glossary, list of recommended reading and Web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
What is conventional agriculture?
The rise of agribusiness
Genetically modified foods
Environmental effects of conventional agriculture
What is sustainable agriculture?
Alternatives to synthetic chemicals
The organic movement
The growth of organic agribusiness
Examining organic foods
The social issues of agriculture
Making green food choices
Fruits and vegetables
Meat and poultry
Dairy products and eggs
Seafood
Beans and grains
Chocolate and coffee
Where to shop
Green practices at home
Going green at school.

Additional Information
Series Living green.
Subjects Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculture -- Health aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculture -- Social aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Agriculture -- Health aspects.
Agriculture -- Social aspects.
Publisher Chicago :World Book,2010
Edition [2010 ed.].
Contributors World Book, Inc.
Language English
Description 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
ISBN 9780716614197
0716614197
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