Yet even in discussing this issue, McWilliams falls prey to weak argumentation.
He ends, however, with another argument against strict locavorism, which I suppose is understandable, given the full title of the book.
I say try because I think one of the weaknesses of this book is that it bit off more than it can chew.
Being very familiar with the environmental impact of eating meat I was encouraged to see McWilliams explain exactly how meat production and consumption impact the earth. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lucy
What if we worked simultaneously on slowing - or dare I say stopping - human population growth? Right now, millions around the globe are starving or malnourished. Read morePublished 11 months ago by L. G. Cameron
I give it two stars because i did not have a choice to not giving star. I haven't read this book and will not. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lien Pham
Like any book on the economics and ecology of our food supply, Just Food is deliciously controversial, offering a bounty of subjects that at some point are sure to displease... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Nick Angelis
I definitely don't agree with everything Mr. McWilliams has to say and could argue a number of points but he makes many valid arguments about how we need to eat. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Tamara Benjamin
The author offers an objective view on a very controversial topic. He asks the question that few others are willing to ask: "How are we going to feed 7 billion people in a manner... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Doug
The fact that this book has so many bad reviews is testament to the fact that it is successful: it is confronting some widely held beliefs (among many) with facts disputing these... Read morePublished 22 months ago by ghtx
I hoped it would be a more entertaining read, but the author takes a reasonable point of view and builds a good case for why he is "right". Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by S. K. Bitzer