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A nation of farmers

Sharon Astyk

A nation of farmers

defeating the food crisis on American soil

by Sharon Astyk

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Published by New Society Publishers in Gabriola Island, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply -- United States,
  • Food supply -- United States -- Forecasting,
  • Food relief -- International cooperation,
  • Food relief, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-382) and index.

    StatementSharon Astyk & Aaron Newton.
    ContributionsNewton, Aaron.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9006 .A88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23957248M
    ISBN 109780865716230
    LC Control Number2009483077

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