Diet for a changing climate : food for thought / Christy Mihaly and Sue Heavenrich.
Book | Twenty-First Century Books | 2019
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|Avon Free Public Library - Teen||TEEN 613.2 MIHALY||Check Shelf|
|Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction||613.2 MIHALY||Check Shelf|
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Grade 9 to 12.
"The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants, invasive and feral species, and bugs are all food for thought. Learn about the nutritional value of various plant and animal species; visit a cricket farm; try a recipe for dandelion pancakes, kudzu salsa, or pickled purslane; and discover more about climate change, sustainability, green agriculture, indigenous foods, farm-to-table restaurants, and how to be an eco-friendly producer, consumer, and chef. Meet average folks and experts in the field who will help you stretch your culinary imagination!"--Amazon.com.
Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis: weeds, wild plants, invasive and feral species, and bugs! Mihaly and Heavenrich introduce readers to the nutritional value of various plant and animal species. You'll visit a cricket farm, learn recipes for dandelion pancakes and pickled purslane; and discover facts about climate change, sustainability, green agriculture, indigenous foods, farm-to-table restaurants, and how to be an eco-friendly producer, consumer, and chef. -- adapted from amazon.com info.
Introduction -- Food outside your front door -- Put some wild in your salad -- Eat the pushy invasive plants -- Exotic pests can be delicious -- Expand your aquatic menu -- Land invaders on your plate -- Bugs for lunch -- Crickets are the gateway bug -- Rustle up some grub -- Eating on the wild side -- Grow your own grubs -- Fine dining for entomophagists.
Online version: Mihaly, Christy. Diet for a changing climate. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books,  9781541524774 (DLC) 2017046753
9781512481211 (library bound ; alk. paper)
1512481211 (library bound ; alk. paper)