Let's Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health (California Studies in Food and Culture #74) (Hardcover)

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"There is no one better to ask than Marion, who is the leading guide in intelligent, unbiased, independent advice on eating, and has been for decades."––Mark Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything

Let’s Ask Marion
 is a savvy and insightful question-and-answer collection that showcases the expertise of food politics powerhouse Marion Nestle in exchanges with environmental advocate Kerry Trueman. These informative essays show us how to advocate for food systems that are healthier for people and the planet, moving from the politics of personal dietary choices, to community food issues, and finally to matters that affect global food systems. Nestle has been thinking, writing, and teaching about food systems for decades, and her impact is unparalleled. Let’s Ask Marion provides an accessible survey of her opinions and conclusions for anyone curious about the individual, social, and global politics of food. 

About the Author

Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Emerita, at New York University, and the author of books about food politics, most recently Unsavory Truth. She blogs at www.foodpolitics.com and tweets at @marionnestle.
Kerry Trueman is an environmental advocate, writer, and consultant who has written about low-impact living, healthy eating, and sustainable agriculture for the Huffington Post, Civil Eats, AlterNet, and Grist, among others. She is cofounder of IttyBittyKittyCorner.com, a website offering resources to encourage upcycling, edible landscaping, permaculture, composting, seed saving, and other ecologically sound, technologically savvy strategies to address our current climate crisis.

Praise For…

"Informative, pragmatic responses about what, why, and how we eat."

— Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780520343238
ISBN-10: 0520343239
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 216
Series: California Studies in Food and Culture