Plenty One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally (DOWNLOAD)

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  • Plenty One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
  • Alisa Smith
  • English
  • 06 July 2018
  • 9780307347336

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Plenty One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally

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characters Plenty One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally review Plenty One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally 109 The remarkable amusing and inspiring adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100 mile radius of their apartmentWhen Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon learned that the average ingredient in a North American meal travels 1500 miles from farm to plate they decided to launch a simple experiment to reconnect with the people and places that produced what they ate For one year they would only consume food that came from within a 100 mile radius of their Vancouver apartment The 100 Mile Diet was bornThe couple’s discoveries sometimes shook their resolve It would be a year without sugar Cheerios olive oil rice Pizza Pops beer and much much Yet local eating has turned out to be a life lesson in pleasures that are al. This was similar in many ways to Kingsolver s Animal Vegetable Miracle in that it is a year long experiment in eating only local foods Kingsolver is a much better writer and I enjoyed reading her book Plenty did however supply what I thought was lacking in the other book realism Plenty documents the difficulties in trying to eat locally struggling to live without wheatflour trying to store potatoes in an urban apartment staying within a budgettheir first dinner cost over 100 and the strain that foragingpreservingcanning placed on their relationship On the plus side their hundred mile radius overlaps on mine so should I choose to undertake this experiment I ve got some great resources to help me I think both books make the point that local e