Grocery : the buying and selling of food in America
    (2017)

    Nonfiction

    Book

    Call Numbers:
    381.456/RUHLMAN,M
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PUBLISHED
New York : Abrams, 2017
©2017
DESCRIPTION
307 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9781419723865
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Introduction: The invisible behemoth on Main Street -- Part I: How we got here -- My father's grocery store Jones -- How the A&P changed the western world -- Growing up -- The visionary Cleveland grocer and the one-stop shop -- "Nea, I think I want to move to Cleveland-- I think I want to work for these grocers" -- How to save a locomotive that has jumped the rails -- Part II: How to think about food -- She bought the fat-free half-and-half -- Breakfast: the most dangerous meal of the day -- No food is healthy -- Shopping with my doctor -- The nefarious practices of the modern-day grocer -- Interlude: Checkout -- Part III: The center aisles -- A few of the twenty thousand new products for your consideration -- Better living through organic turmeric, ashwagandha extract, and hemp seed milk -- A walk in the medicine cabinet -- Part IV: The perimeter -- The farmer who can't find his animals -- Thirty-two thousand pounds of carrots, every week -- "Nobody knows how to cook-- it's mind-boggling" -- The cooking animal -- Frozen -- Part V: Where we are headed -- America's culinary heritage -- The Cleveland Trust -- Cathedral