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    • Where our Food Comes From

    • Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
    • By: Gary Paul Nabhan
    • Narrated by: Mitchell Leopard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Jailed as a scapegoat for Stalin's famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collected hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of agricultural diversity. Gary Paul Nabhan weaves together Vavilov's story with his own expeditions to Earth's richest agricultural landscapes and the cultures that tend them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating history & cautionary tale for our time

    • By Janet Pittman Henley on 03-03-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Food, Genes, and Culture

    • Eating Right for your Origins
    • By: Gary Paul Nabhan
    • Narrated by: Gregory N. St. John
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    In Food, Genes, and Culture, renowned ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan shows why the perfect diet for one person could be disastrous for another. If your ancestors were herders in Northern Europe, milk might well provide you with important nutrients, whereas if you’re Native American, you have a higher likelihood of lactose intolerance. If your roots lie in the Greek islands, the acclaimed Mediterranean diet might save your heart; if not, all that olive oil could just give you stomach cramps.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • first steps into deep study

    • By Roxanne on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $19.95