The list author says: "This list will help elaborate upon modern food. Food history, ecology, cooking, nutrition, agricultural policies all play a role in educating people about themselves. We are what we eat.
"More of a downer than the uplifting alternatives presented, but because its a best seller you are more likely to find opportunities to talk about this work. As a grassroots movement, good local food will need the support of community members. This book opens a gateway for sharing your passion about food, public health and the environment with others."