Suggested Readings for the FYS on ‘Seeds of Change: Unconventional Agriculture in a Fast Food Age’
These are the books Professor Molly Jensen suggested to students in her First-Year Seminar on “Seeds of Change: Unconventional Agriculture in a Fast Food Age”
Berry, Wendell. Bringing it to the Table: On Farming and Food. Berkeley, California: Counterpoint, 2009.
Costa, Temra. Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat. Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith, 2010.
Gottlieb, Robert and Anupama Joshi. Food Justice. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2010.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. New York: Harper Collins, 2007.
Nestle, Marion. Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.
Patel, Raj. Stuff and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. Brooklyn, New York: Melville House, 2007
Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Shiva, Vandana. Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Change. Boston, Massachusetts: South End Press, 2008.
Wulf, Andrea. Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature and the Shaping of the American Nation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.