Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California
In an era of escalating food politics, many believe organic farming to be the agrarian answer. In this first comprehensive study of organic farming in California, Julie Guthman casts doubt on the current wisdom about organic food and agriculture, at least as it has evolved in the Golden State. Refuting popular portrayals of organic agriculture as a small-scale family farm endeavor in opposition to "industrial" agriculture, Guthman explains how organic farming has replicated what it set out to oppose.
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1 Agrarian Dreams
Roads to Organic Production
Ideal Practices and Practical Ideals
Californias AgroIndustrial Legacy
A Geography of Organic Production
From Social Movement to Industry via Regulation
7 Organic Regulation Ramified
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