Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food


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New Press
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5.6 X 8.6 X 1.1 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Timothy A. Wise is a senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute, where he directs the Land and Food Rights Program. He is also a senior research fellow at Tufts University's Global Development and Environment Institute, where he founded and directed its Globalization and Sustainable Development Program. He previously served as executive director of the U.S.-based aid agency Grassroots International. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Praise for Eating Tomorrow:
"A powerful polemic against agricultural technology."
--Nature "Read Eating Tomorrow. . . . This book promises to outrage and inform you to say no to agribusiness. It's well-written, inspiring, and incisive."

"Wise does see hope in the small-plot farmers of the world who are rising in protest. His report will interest readers concerned about human rights and the environment."

"A grave and timely look at the future of feeding the planet."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Eating Tomorrow is a wake-up call about the future of food."
--Vandana Shiva, author of Who Really Feeds the World? and Soil Not Oil

"Wise exposes our consuming obsession with corporate agriculture."
--Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet

"I recommend Eating Tomorrow to anyone who wants to understand how the industrial food system is destroying our health, biosphere, and food culture."
--Million Belay, coordinator, Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

"Wise's writing is riveting."
--Ricardo J. Salvador, director and senior scientist, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

"Eating Tomorrow is a tour de force on the global struggle for economic, social, and cultural rights, guided by a writer who takes us into corporate boardrooms and farmers' fields."
--Salil Shetty, former secretary general, Amnesty International, and currently senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

"Tim Wise's Eating Tomorrow reveals the stunning disconnect between what is needed to address future food shocks and the scheme by multinational corporations to squeeze every penny from the poorest people in the world."
--Wenonah Hauter, author of Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America and executive director of Food & Water Watch

"There is a battle for the future of food, and Eating Tomorrow shifts the frontlines."
--Oliver De Schutter, co-chair, International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food