On February 27th, 2010, “HUNGRY CITY: HOW FOOD SHAPES OUR LIVES” BY CAROLYN STEEL…

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Hungry City by Carolyn Steel

…is a fascinating book that I just finished:

…about how cities eat. That’s the quick definition. A slightly wordier one might that it’s about the eternal engine driving civilisation. Feeding cities arguably has a greater social and physical impact on us and our planet than anything else we do. Yet few of us in the West are conscious of the process. Food arrives on our plates as if by magic, and we rarely stop to wonder how it might have got there. (book website)