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Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers

Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers
  • Author : Sapna Elizabeth Thottathil,Annelies Goger
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-08-28
  • Total pages :350
  • ISBN : 9780128136188
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Summary : Institutions like schools, hospitals, and universities are not well known for having quality, healthy food. In fact, institutional food often embodies many of the worst traits of our industrialized food system, with long supply chains that are rife with environmental and social problems and growing market concentration in many stages of food production and distribution. Recently, however, non-profit organizations, government agencies, university research institutes, and activists have partnered with institutions to experiment with a wide range of more ethical and sustainable models for food purchasing, also known as values-based procurement. Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers brings together in-depth case studies from several of promising models of institutional food purchasing that aim to be more sustainable, healthy, equitable, and local. With chapters written by a diverse set of authors, including leaders in the food movement and policy researchers, this book: Documents growing interest among non-profit organizations and activists in institutional food interventions through case studies and first-hand experiences; Highlights emerging evidence about how these new procurement models affect agro-food supply chains; and Examines the role of policy and regional or geographic identity in promoting food systems change. Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers makes the case that institutions can use their budgets to change the food system for the better, although significant challenges remain. It is a must read for food systems practitioners, food chain researchers, and foodservice professionals interested in values-based procurement.

The Labor of Lunch

The Labor of Lunch
  • Author : Jennifer E. Gaddis
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-11-12
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9780520971592
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Summary : There’s a problem with school lunch in America. Big Food companies have largely replaced the nation’s school cooks by supplying cafeterias with cheap, precooked hamburger patties and chicken nuggets chock-full of industrial fillers. Yet it’s no secret that meals cooked from scratch with nutritious, locally sourced ingredients are better for children, workers, and the environment. So why not empower “lunch ladies” to do more than just unbox and reheat factory-made food? And why not organize together to make healthy, ethically sourced, free school lunches a reality for all children? The Labor of Lunch aims to spark a progressive movement that will transform food in American schools, and with it the lives of thousands of low-paid cafeteria workers and the millions of children they feed. By providing a feminist history of the US National School Lunch Program, Jennifer E. Gaddis recasts the humble school lunch as an important and often overlooked form of public care. Through vivid narration and moral heft, The Labor of Lunch offers a stirring call to action and a blueprint for school lunch reforms capable of delivering a healthier, more equitable, caring, and sustainable future.

Changing Market Institutions and Trends in Food Consumption

Changing Market Institutions and Trends in Food Consumption
  • Author : Shida Rastegari-Henneberry,Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990
  • Total pages :38
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112019810214
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Organic Farming

Organic Farming
  • Author : Petr Konvalina
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-03-09
  • Total pages :374
  • ISBN : 9789535122562
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Summary : Organic farming is a progressive method of farming and food production it does not mean going back to traditional (old) methods of farming. Many of the traditional farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the best of these and combines them with modern scientific knowledge. Authors' task was to write a book where many different existing studies could be presented in a single volume, making it easy for the reader to compare methods, results and conclusions. As a result, studies from different countries have been compiled into one book. I believe that the opportunity to compare results and conclusions from different authors will create a new perspective in organic farming and food production. I hope that our book will help researchers and students from all over the world to attain new and interesting results in the field of organic farming and food production.

Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1944
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924066726203
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Food Service Manual for Health Care Institutions

Food Service Manual for Health Care Institutions
  • Author : Brenda A. Byers,Carol W. Shanklin,Linda C. Hoover
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1994-03-29
  • Total pages :556
  • ISBN : WISC:89052215282
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Summary : This classic in the operation of food service departments covers OSHA guidelines, management skills development, menu planning, product selection, facility design and equipment selection.

The Food Institute's Food Industry Review

The Food Institute's Food Industry Review
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924104400175
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Restaurants & Institutions

Restaurants & Institutions
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1987-11
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : NWU:35556018293415
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A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on a Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-06-17
  • Total pages :444
  • ISBN : 9780309307833
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Summary : How we produce and consume food has a bigger impact on Americans' well-being than any other human activity. The food industry is the largest sector of our economy; food touches everything from our health to the environment, climate change, economic inequality, and the federal budget. From the earliest developments of agriculture, a major goal has been to attain sufficient foods that provide the energy and the nutrients needed for a healthy, active life. Over time, food production, processing, marketing, and consumption have evolved and become highly complex. The challenges of improving the food system in the 21st century will require systemic approaches that take full account of social, economic, ecological, and evolutionary factors. Policy or business interventions involving a segment of the food system often have consequences beyond the original issue the intervention was meant to address. A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System develops an analytical framework for assessing effects associated with the ways in which food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, retailed, and consumed in the United States. The framework will allow users to recognize effects across the full food system, consider all domains and dimensions of effects, account for systems dynamics and complexities, and choose appropriate methods for analysis. This report provides example applications of the framework based on complex questions that are currently under debate: consumption of a healthy and safe diet, food security, animal welfare, and preserving the environment and its resources. A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System describes the U.S. food system and provides a brief history of its evolution into the current system. This report identifies some of the real and potential implications of the current system in terms of its health, environmental, and socioeconomic effects along with a sense for the complexities of the system, potential metrics, and some of the data needs that are required to assess the effects. The overview of the food system and the framework described in this report will be an essential resource for decision makers, researchers, and others to examine the possible impacts of alternative policies or agricultural or food processing practices.

From Antiquity to the Postmodern World

From Antiquity to the Postmodern World
  • Author : Daniel Maoz,Andrea Gondos
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :302
  • ISBN : UCLA:L0104286356
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Summary : Characteristic histories and literatures of the Jewish people are brought together in this volume and arranged in the form of a cultural mosaic, a distinctly Canadian approach to life. The articles and scholarly contributions contained herein investigate Jewish life and thought, not merely in the Canadian and contemporary context but also in other geographical localities and historical epochs that were formative in the shaping of Jewish history. The wealth of knowledge represented within these pages engages traditional ancient Jewish sources (Talmud and Tanakh, Mishnah and Midrash); topics in Jewish mysticism (Lurianic Kabbala, popularization of kabbalistic literature, the Tosher Rebbe); historical and contemporary themes that address aspects and environ of everyday life (kitchen, classroom, theologians desk, synagogue, Holocaust survival, womens and peace studies). Jewish life and identity, better described than defined, come alive in the reading of this book. Both general readers and specialists will find value in this collection of studies. For the former, it offers a glimpse into the complicated network of themes and perspectives in which contemporary Jews engage. Rich bibliographies of cogent resources avail themselves to the latter. They will nevertheless commonly conclude that, however diverse the terrain, Jewish Studies in Canadawith research ongoing and range ever-expandingoffers vibrant and real response to key questions raised in past generations: Who is a Jew? and What is Judaism?

Restaurant Business

Restaurant Business
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1976
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924054969906
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An Analysis of Consumer Market Segmentation in Response to an Institutional Innovation in the Food Industry

An Analysis of Consumer Market Segmentation in Response to an Institutional Innovation in the Food Industry
  • Author : David Lee Appel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1968
  • Total pages :566
  • ISBN : MSU:31293102266990
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Food Facts

Food Facts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1931
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924066667613
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FAS M

FAS M
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1975
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : COLUMBIA:CU00954470
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Crisis in American Institutions

Crisis in American Institutions
  • Author : Jerome H. Skolnick,Elliott Currie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :570
  • ISBN : UVA:X000849862
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Crisis in American Institutions

Crisis in American Institutions
  • Author : Skolnick Currie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1973
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
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Agriculture and Human Values

Agriculture and Human Values
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCBK:C077361899
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Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Improving the Performance of Supply Chains in the Transitional Economies

Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Improving the Performance of Supply Chains in the Transitional Economies
  • Author : Peter J. Batt,N. Jayamangkala
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :521
  • ISBN : WISC:89086131232
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Consumers' Perspectives on Purchasing Sustainably Produced Foods and Dietitians' Perspectives on Integrating Issues of Sustainability Into Professional Practice

Consumers' Perspectives on Purchasing Sustainably Produced Foods and Dietitians' Perspectives on Integrating Issues of Sustainability Into Professional Practice
  • Author : Ramona Rae Robinson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :396
  • ISBN : MINN:31951P00819307I
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Bulletin of the Kansas State Charitable Institutions Under the Board of Control

Bulletin of the Kansas State Charitable Institutions Under the Board of Control
  • Author : Kansas. Board of Control of State Charitable Institutions
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1910
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : MINN:319510022276060
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Agrindex

Agrindex
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1991
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924058995329
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