HLTH 20100: Food and Society

Best Bets

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries 
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America : Search and read about the history of food and drink in the United States
Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries : This encyclopedia contains over 150 entries with current and historical information

Reports, Articles and More
CQ Researcher : A great tool for the food system problems and solutions project. CQ Researcher provides reporting and analysis of current issues in the news. 
Opposing Viewpoints in Context : A great tool for the food system problems and solutions project. Provides current analysis of current social issues. 
Fast Food FACTS : Fast food advertising and marketing to children and teens.
FDA: Ingredients, Packaging & Labeling: Food Additives and Ingredients section is very interesting.

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Course Materials

New York State
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
This site is designed to help you learn about the many services and specialized programs the Department offers.
New York State Agricultural Society 
Organized in 1832 to foster, promote and improve the New York State Food & Agriculture Industry through education, leadership development & recognition programs
New York State Agricultural Facts
A short list of interesting NYS agricultural facts. 
New York State Food Timeline
An overview of the history of foods from NYS.
Culinary history of the Finger Lakes: from the Three Sisters to riesling 

Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society 
Gastropolis : Food and New York City
Appetite City: A Culinary History of New York
New York City: A Food Biography
New York Cookbook -- HawthiTrust
New York City Cookbook 
New York City Food: An Opinionated History and More Than 100 Legendary Recipes 
Civic agriculture: reconnecting farm, food, and community

Group Project Materials: Mix of Print and eBooks
The consuming geographies of food diet, food deserts and obesity [ebook]
The public health effects of food desertsworkshop summary [ebook]
Remaking the North American food system :strategies for sustainability 
Home grown :the case for local food in a global market 
Eat here :reclaiming homegrown pleasures in a global supermarket
Local food systems in old industrial regionsconcepts, spatial context and local practices [ebook]
The Oxford handbook of the social science of obesity
Closing the food gap: resetting the table in the land of plenty [ebook]
Closing the food gap: resetting the table in the land of plenty [print version]
Spoiled :the dangerous truth about a food chain gone haywire
Organic struggle :the movement for sustainable agriculture in the United States [ebook]
Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability [ebook]
Growing tomorrow :a farm-to-table journey in photos and recipes : behind the scenes with 18 extraordinary sustainable farmers who are changing the way we eat
Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All [ebook]
The agrarian vision :sustainability and environmental ethics 
Generations on the land: A conservation legacy [ebook]
Toward sustainable agricultural systems in the 21st century [ebook]
Bringing it to the tableon farming and food [ebook]
Recipe for America :why our food system is broken and what we can do to fix it 
Crisis and opportunitysustainability in American agriculture [ebook]
Crisis & opportunity :sustainability in American agriculture [print version]
Food and the mid-level farmrenewing an agriculture of the middle [ebook]
American wasteland :how America throws away nearly half of its food (and what we can do about it)
Food utopias :reimagining citizenship, ethics and community
Harvest for hope :a guide to mindful eating
Waste :uncovering the global food scandal
Hungry city :how food shapes our lives

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