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Food Deserts in Chicago By United States Commission on Civil Rights
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The Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights submits this report, “Food Deserts in Chicago,” as part of its responsibility to examine and report on civil rights... More > issues in Illinois under the jurisdiction of the Commission. The Committee has been monitoring the issue of health disparities in Chicago for several years and this report is the culmination of research, a briefing, numerous working group sessions, and, finally, a fact finding meeting on the issue in August 2010. The report was approved by a vote of 18 to 1. At the start of this project, it did not take long to realize that many Chicago neighborhoods are considered food deserts because of the difficulty residents of these areas have in accessing fresh, nutritious foods, in particular fruits and vegetables. Of note to this Committee is the fact that these food desert neighborhoods are almost exclusively in African American neighborhoods.< Less
Wild Foods of the Desert By Darcy J. Williamson
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Juniper berries, pinyon nuts, acorn meal, pickled nopalitos and prickly pear jelly are a few of the high-priced wild desert foods which hold prominent positions on the shelves of the specialty and... More > the gourmet shops. Wild Foods of the Desert offers the homemaker and gourmet cook a galaxy of fresh ideas utilizing native desert food. Protected plants that cannot be removed from the desert floor without a permit are carefully noted in the text. Even these plants, however, provide edible buds, flowers and fruits which may be gathered without damage to their environment and without permit.< Less
Food Plane Soup: The Desert Island Letters By Ron-Luc Nickell
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When the dot com bubble burst in the fall of 2001, the newly laid-off author spent three months on Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Islands of the British West Indies. This collection comprises... More > the weekly email updates with which he entertained and stymied his audience back home. It follows his misadventures with backwardness and corruption in a colony no longer wanted by its rulers, dealing with the events of September 11 in a foreign country, and the imminent nervous breakdown which threatened his sanity and forced him back into "civilization."< Less
The Desert Hat By Ed Rosenthal
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The “poet-broker” Ed Rosenthal was inspired by surviving alone in the Mojave Desert for six and a half days without food or water. The lyrical result of his ordeal, "The Desert... More > Hat," consist of 36 poems illustrated with 12 photographs of his hat and Salvation Canyon where he spent most of his time. Rosenthal’s poetry does not recount his experience in detail; it is not replete with maps, photographs, and a day-by-day account of his adventures. Instead, we gain an insight into what it means to be truly lost and found, to survive the strangest of desert nights and return to the heart of the city… with a newly found wisdom and zest for life. With an introduction by Ruth Nolan and photos by Maja Trochimczyk, and Ken and Wendy Sims.< Less
DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Chicago Neighborhoods By Chicago Policy Research Team
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The problem of “food deserts” in Chicago is a serious one. Low-income neighborhoods are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to healthy fresh food options, and individuals... More > living in them disproportionately suffer from diet-related illnesses. The goal of the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) in this report is to analyze the food access experiences of specific neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side, and in doing so, contribute a rich, fieldwork-based examination of the food desert question to the existing literature that predominantly features quantitative data and city-wide analyses. The report also highlights local, state and federal efforts underway to address barriers to healthy food access and makes neighborhood-specific policy recommendations. Additionally, please check out the color map addendum: http://www.lulu.com/product/item/deserted-the-color-map-addendum/11053535< Less
DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Chicago Neighborhoods By Chicago Policy Research Team
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The problem of “food deserts” in Chicago is a serious one. Low-income neighborhoods are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to healthy fresh food options, and individuals... More > living in them disproportionately suffer from diet-related illnesses. The goal of the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) in this report is to analyze the food access experiences of specific neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side, and in doing so, contribute a rich, fieldwork-based examination of the food desert question to the existing literature that predominantly features quantitative data and city-wide analyses. The report also highlights local, state and federal efforts underway to address barriers to healthy food access and makes neighborhood-specific policy recommendations. Additionally, please check out the color map addendum: http://www.lulu.com/product/item/deserted-the-color-map-addendum/11053535< Less
Comfort Food By Patricia Parker
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DESERTED?: The Color Map Addendum By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This map addendum to the CPRT's report DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Neighborhoods displays the maps of the original report in full page color as well as some... More > additional maps. Please check out the full report at: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/deserted-a-policy-report-on-food-access-in-four-south-side-chicago-neighborhoods/11053425< Less
DESERTED?: The Color Map Addendum By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This map addendum to the CPRT's report DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Neighborhoods displays the maps of the original report in full page color as well as some... More > additional maps. Please check out the full report at: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/deserted-a-policy-report-on-food-access-in-four-south-side-chicago-neighborhoods/11053425< Less
Food for Thought By Angel Smalls
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a short cookbook, with quick recipes. Good for snacks, holidays or just dinner.

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