Vegetables : a Biography /

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Author / Creator:Bloch-Dano, Evelyne.
Uniform title:Fabuleuse histoire des légumes. English
Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (124 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Vegetables -- History.
GARDENING -- Essays.
GARDENING -- Reference.
GARDENING -- Vegetables.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Horticulture.
Vegetables.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11148201
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Other authors / contributors:Fagan, Teresa Lavender.
ISBN:9780226059969
0226059960
128012654X
9781280126543
9780226059945
0226059944
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Print version record.
Summary:From Michael Pollan to locavores, Whole Foods to farmer's markets, today cooks and foodies alike are paying more attention than ever before to the history of the food they bring into their kitchens--and especially to vegetables. Whether it's an heirloom tomato, curled cabbage, or succulent squash, from a farmer's market or a backyard plot, the humble vegetable offers more than just nutrition--it also represents a link with long tradition of farming and gardening, nurturing and breeding. .In this charming new book, those veggies finally get their due. In capsule biographies of eleven different v.
Other form:Print version: Bloch-Dano, Evelyne. Vegetables : A Biography. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2012 9780226059945