Making Slow Food Fast in California Cuisine by Victor W. Geraci

By Victor W. Geraci

This publication follows the advance of commercial agriculture in California and its effect on either neighborhood and nationwide consuming conduct. Early California politicians and marketers predicted agriculture as an answer to the nutrition wishes of the increasing commercial kingdom. The state’s weather, geography, colossal expanses of land, water, and immigrant group whilst coupled with college examine and governmental suggestions supplied a version for agribusiness. very quickly, the San Francisco Bay zone grew to become a hub for ensuring americans entry to a constant volume of caliber meals. To this finish, California agribusiness performed an immense position in nationwide foodstuff regulations and consequently produced a bifurcated California delicacies that sustained either gradual and quickly meals proponents. difficulties arose as mid-twentieth century social activists battled the unresponsiveness of presidency organisations to company greed, nutrition safeguard, and environmental sustainability. through the use of multidisciplinary literature and oral histories the ebook illuminates a extra balanced examine how a California delicacies embraced gradual nutrients Made Fast.

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Making Slow Food Fast in California Cuisine

This booklet follows the improvement of business agriculture in California and its effect on either neighborhood and nationwide consuming behavior. Early California politicians and marketers predicted agriculture as an answer to the meals wishes of the increasing commercial state. The state’s weather, geography, sizeable expanses of land, water, and immigrant group whilst coupled with college learn and governmental assistance supplied a version for agribusiness.

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