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The Resource The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray

The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray

Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food
Title
The seed underground
Title remainder
a growing revolution to save food
Statement of responsibility
Janisse Ray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the loss of fruit and vegetable varieties and the genetically modified industrial monocultures being used today, shares the author's personal experiences growing, saving, and swapping seeds, and deconstructs the politics and genetics of seeds
Writing style
Award
Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, 2013.
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10144265
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ray, Janisse
Dewey number
631.5/21
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB117.3
LC item number
.R39 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB117.3
NAL item number
.R39 2012
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seeds
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Gardening
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a growing revolution to save food
Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
More gardens, less gas -- A brief history of industrial agriculture -- Me growing up -- Sycamore -- What is broken -- A rind is a terrible thing to waste -- Losing the Conch cowpea -- Hooking up -- Sylvia's garden -- Keeping preacher beans alive -- Oakreez -- The poet who saved seed -- The anatomy of inflorescence: a quick lesson -- Red earth -- Pilgrimage to Mecca -- The pollinator -- The bad genie is out of the bottle -- Tomato man -- How to save tomato seeds -- Sweet potato queen -- Keener corn -- Getting the conch back -- Winning the mustaprovince -- Basic seed saving -- Seeds will make you a thief -- Gifts -- Seed banking -- Grassroots resistance -- Public breeding, private profit -- Breed your own -- Wheat anarchists -- A vanishing plant wisdom -- Stop walking around doing nothing -- Last stand
Control code
2012014556
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781603583060
Lccn
2012014556
System control number
(DNAL)1096666
Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray
Publication
Contents
More gardens, less gas -- A brief history of industrial agriculture -- Me growing up -- Sycamore -- What is broken -- A rind is a terrible thing to waste -- Losing the Conch cowpea -- Hooking up -- Sylvia's garden -- Keeping preacher beans alive -- Oakreez -- The poet who saved seed -- The anatomy of inflorescence: a quick lesson -- Red earth -- Pilgrimage to Mecca -- The pollinator -- The bad genie is out of the bottle -- Tomato man -- How to save tomato seeds -- Sweet potato queen -- Keener corn -- Getting the conch back -- Winning the mustaprovince -- Basic seed saving -- Seeds will make you a thief -- Gifts -- Seed banking -- Grassroots resistance -- Public breeding, private profit -- Breed your own -- Wheat anarchists -- A vanishing plant wisdom -- Stop walking around doing nothing -- Last stand
Control code
2012014556
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781603583060
Lccn
2012014556
System control number
(DNAL)1096666

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