Making Slow Food Fast in California Cuisine by Victor W. Geraci

By Victor W. Geraci

This booklet follows the improvement of commercial agriculture in California and its impact on either nearby and nationwide consuming conduct. Early California politicians and marketers predicted agriculture as an answer to the nutrition wishes of the increasing business country. The state’s weather, geography, huge expanses of land, water, and immigrant staff whilst coupled with college study and governmental counsel supplied a version for agribusiness. very quickly, the San Francisco Bay region turned a hub for making certain american citizens entry to a constant volume of caliber meals. To this finish, California agribusiness performed a big position in nationwide foodstuff guidelines and thus produced a bifurcated California delicacies that sustained either gradual and speedy meals proponents. difficulties arose as mid-twentieth century social activists battled the unresponsiveness of presidency businesses to company greed, foodstuff protection, and environmental sustainability. by using multidisciplinary literature and oral histories the booklet illuminates a extra balanced examine how a California food embraced sluggish foodstuff Made Fast.

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