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Food : Bigger Than The Plate

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A fascinating book exploring the work being done by innovators and scientists at every stage of the food system

From urban farming to public feasting and sensuous tableware, and from edible insects to lab-grown meat, the future of food is a hot topic of debate. The need for food systems that are more sustainable, healthy, and fair is recognised as a major global challenge.

Food: Bigger than the Plate explores the ways in which we can harness our taste buds and edible desires in the fight to meet this challenge. It critiques our broken industrial food system and proposes ways of reassembling the pieces into something more just, biodiverse, and still delicious. Engaging with artists, designers, architects, activists, and food professionals who are examining key activities and relationships throughout the food system, this new book discusses diverse and creative ways to reimagine food waste, supply chains, and social empowerment through the politics and the pleasures of food.

Food: Bigger than the Plate accompanies an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

  • Author: Catherine Flood, Curator, Word and Image Department V&A
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Date published: May 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1851779765
  • Product Dimensions: 25.0 x 18.2 cm

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