The Resource The vegetarian myth : food, justice, and sustainability, Lierre Keith, (electronic resource)

The vegetarian myth : food, justice, and sustainability, Lierre Keith, (electronic resource)

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The vegetarian myth : food, justice, and sustainability
Title
The vegetarian myth
Title remainder
food, justice, and sustainability
Statement of responsibility
Lierre Keith
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Language
eng
Summary
Part memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculturecausing the devastation ofprairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoiland asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living communities. In order for this to happen, the argument champions eating locally and sustainably and encourages those with the resources to grow their own food. Further examining the question of what to eat from the perspective of both human and environmental health, the account goes beyond health choices and discusses potential moral issues from eatingor not eatinganimals. Through the deeply personal narrative of someone who practiced veganism for 20 years, this unique exploration also discusses alternatives to industrial farming, reveals the risks of a vegan diet, and explains why animals belong on ecologically sound farms
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
613.2/62
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
The vegetarian myth : food, justice, and sustainability, Lierre Keith, (electronic resource)
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The vegetarian myth : food, justice, and sustainability, Lierre Keith, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11330302
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1 online resource
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  • online
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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11330302
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  • (Sirsi) MWT11330302
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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