The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat / Michael Pollan ; adapted by Richie Chevat.

Chevat, Richie. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780803734159
  • ISBN: 0803734158
  • ISBN: 9780803735002 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0803735006 (pbk.)
  • Description: 298, [46] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Young readers ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books, c2009.

Available copies

  • 12 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 20 total copies.

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Beverly Farms Young Adult Nonfiction Young Adult HD 9000.5 .C506 2009 (Text to phone) Checked out 07/17/2014
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: I. THE INDUSTRIAL MEAL: FOOD FROM CORN. How corn took over America -- The farm -- From farm to factory -- The grain elevator -- The feedlot: turning corn into meat -- Processed food -- Fat from corn -- The omnivore's dilemma -- My fast-food meal -- II. THE INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC MEAL. Big organic -- More big organic -- III. THE LOCAL SUSTAINABLE MEAL: FOOD FROM GRASS. Polyface farm -- Grass -- The animals -- The slaughterhouse -- The market -- My grass-fed meal -- IV. THE DO-IT-YOURSELF MEAL: HUNTED, GATHERED, AND GARDENED FOOD. The forest -- Eating animals -- Hunting -- Gathering -- The perfect meal -- AFTERWORD. Vote with your fork -- The omnivore's solution: some tips for eating -- Q&A with Michael Pollan.
Summary: In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, this book encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.8 11
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma. (Added Author).