women and life on earth bookshelf

Food sovereignty

Food sovereignty means having control over the production, amount and quality of our food.
Can genetic engineering provide this? These books provide information -- and answers:

The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
by Vandana Shiva

148 pages 1997
ISBN 0-89608-555-4 paper $13.00, ISBN 0-89608-556-2 cloth $40.00

Against the Grain
Biotechnology and the Corporate Takeover of Your Food
Marc Lappe, PhD and Britt Bailey

Common Courage Press, Monroe, ME 1998
163p. $14.95 ISBN 1-56751-150-3 Pb

Gene Wars
The Politics of Biotechnology

Kristin Dawkins

Seven Stories Press, New York 1997
60p. $4.95 ISBN 1-888363-48-7 Pb

Can we do better, growing food locally for our communities?

Sharing the Harvest
A Guide to Community Supported Agriculture
Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En

Chelsea Green Publishing Company, White River Junction, Vermont 1999
254 p. $24.95 ISBN 1-890132-23-2

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environmental health - ecofeminism - peace and war - globalization - struggling against the odds - seeking solutions - others