American Wasteland : How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do about It)

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-30
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Grocery prices and the forsaken foods at the back of your fridge seem to increase weekly. After reading American Wasteland, you will never look at your shopping list, refrigerator, plate, or wallet the same way again. Jonathan Bloom wades into the garbage heap to unearth what our squandered food says about us, why it matters, and how you can make a difference starting in your own kitchen--reducing waste and saving money. Interviews with experts such as chef Alice Waters and food psychologist Brian Wansink, among others, uncover not only how and why we waste, but, most importantly, what we can do about it.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
1p. 1
2p. 13
3p. 41
4p. 59
5p. 91
6p. 117
7p. 147
8p. 183
9p. 215
10p. 239
11p. 263
12p. 29
Acknowledgmentsp. 309
Notesp. 313
Resourcesp. 337
How to Avoid Waste and Save Moneyp. 343
Produce Storage Guidep. 349
Indexp. 351
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