Musings on “The American Way of Eating”

Tara Graff Fitness • Dec. 28, 2012

I’ve always been interested in food, food politics, food marketing, and food choices, and with my contest-prep diet, my interest in and passion for good-quality, healthy foods has sported up like so many stalks of GMO corn.

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Good food is for everyone

All Things Considered Yummy! • Dec. 19, 2012

I’m currently reading The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table by Tracie McMillan. I love food; I love learning about it, growing it, cooking it, experiencing it with friends and family at new restaurants, canning it… you get the idea. My love of food is something simple, something natural, a love that has been around forever.

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The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan

Joplin Public Library • Sept. 26, 2012

In the The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table a journalist, Tracie McMillan, takes a year to work in various parts of the food industry. She works 2 month at each job, lives off the wages she earns and with the people with which she works.

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The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan

San Francisco Professional Food Society • Sept. 10, 2012

From field to plate is the subject of The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan, a groundbreaking book enthusiastically endorsed by all who attended the SFPFS book club meeting on August 2.

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The American Way of Eating Book Review

Fitness and Frozen Grapes • Aug. 29, 2012

Have you ever discovered a great book when you weren’t looking?  I have my mom to thank for this review—if she hadn’t picked it up from the library, it would’ve taken me much longer to find Tracie McMillan’s The American Way of Eating.

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Serious Reads: The American Way of Eating, by Tracie McMillan

Seriouseats.com • Aug. 5, 2012

It’s common knowledge that our food industry is dependent upon the cheap labor of scores of workers in all kinds of service jobs. But the stories of these workers are often untold. Even in a time when talk about food—what to eat, how to eat it, and where to get the best stuff—is pervasive in all forms of media, undocumented, underpaid workers are left out of the conversation.

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