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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing (October 31, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155591540X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1555915407
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,331,391 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This account of how one family has explored the connections between food, health, community and the environment may inspire others to look beyond stereotypes to discover the many dimensions of a vegetarian lifestyle. Writer/biologist Sally Kneidel and her college-age daughter, Sara Kate, have compiled more than 100 recipes along with preparation tips, nutritional guidance and advice on how to eat at restaurants and at other people's houses with ease. While much of the health information is now commonly known, the Kneidels' well-reasoned defense of vegetarianism, focusing on humane treatment of animals and the environment, is worth considering. They describe U.S. meat industry policies that affect animals, independent farmers and the environment; and the impact of factory farm practices on health and community relations. Particularly inspiring are Sara Kate's description of how food fosters community and social change in the grassroots village in Mexico where she worked, and the vegetarian co-op she co-formed, and brief interviews with young vegetarians. Best suited for young adults who are vegetarians or considering a vegetarian lifestyle, this work may also prove useful to parents of young vegetarians who want a more complete understanding of vegetarian nutrition and menu options. (Oct. 15)
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Care for the planet that you so want your children to grow up happy and healthy in. -- Heather Mills McCartney

Read it, stop buying factory farmed animal products, use the helpful advice to change your life and make a difference. -- Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University

THE BOOK for anyone who gives a thought to animals, the environment, and the impact of what we eat. -- Jim Mason, author of An Unnatural Order and co-author with Peter Singer of Food Matters: The Ethics of What We Eat

The Kneidels understand vegetarianism to be more than a diet, but a political and ethical statement... -- Kirkus Reviews

This is an important exposé of America's meat industry, which has only gotten more cruel and dangerous... -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Marty Stenhouse on November 10, 2005
Format: Paperback
Veggie Revolution reads less like research and more like a personal journey to understand the meat industry, how it affects the animals, the environment, our communities and our health. It is full of helpful advice to readers who want to make a difference. I especially enjoyed the alternating voices of the mother/daughter authors as they shared their experiences and choices about food. Good section on vegetarian nutrition and cooking for the beginner.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Susan Schaeffer on November 20, 2005
Format: Paperback
I have read many books on vegetarianism and the environment over the years, so I was pleasantly surprised that Veggie Revolution approaches these subjects in a new way -- very thought-provoking and well-documented but at the same time a fascinating read, never dry or boring. The authors are not just giving us information, they are telling a story! For one section of the book, the authors visited a number of farms of various sizes and types and interviewed farm workers, owners, and other professionals. The accounts of the farm visits are so vivid that I could imagine I was right there with the authors. Another thing that makes the book very interesting is that the authors put a human face on the farmers and other people who are quoted in the book; they do this by giving us a glimpse into their lives and their perspectives on the issues. It is impressive that the authors treat all of them with respect and consideration, whether the authors share their values and perspectives or not. All through the book the authors use a conversational tone that I found very engaging -- they are not talking down to me, but sharing important information as one would with a friend.

The nutritional information is quite solid. I have learned a ton about nutrition over the past 35 years, as well as having been a vegetarian for the past 17 years, and I can say with assurance that the nutritional information in this book is right on the mark.

The recipes are great! I especially like how the recipes can be made with ingredients that are readily available: most of them I already have in my pantry or refrigerator, and any that I don't have are readily available at my local grocery or farmer's market. The directions are easy to follow, and having options and notes on the recipes is very helpful.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Richard Wearn on November 3, 2005
Format: Paperback
What an eye opener! We have got to change the manner in which we raise our food or else! This book makes the case with fascinating research and deeply insightful conclusions. The authors are obviously very passionate about their subject and have presented it in a very engaging way. It's terrific!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Dannye G. Powell on November 2, 2005
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The authors present the most disturbing material in the gentlest, most matter-of-fact way. In reporting that digs deeper than a farmer's plow, they examine every alarming angle of our contemporary eating habits, yet inspire us with hope for change. Here is a feast of vegetarian recipes -- now you can grow

younger, healthier and saner.

Dannye Powell
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