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A New Book By Sarah Elton

The bestselling author of Locavore and the food columnist for CBC’s Here and Now, Sarah Elton is back with “Consumed: Sustainable Food For A Finite Planet”. The book, which launches this month, is a sobering look at the future of food.

“What happens on this planet over the next four decades has the potential to fundamentally alter life as we know it. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach 9 billion people, while climate change increasingly interferes with the way we produce our food. At the same time, few of us know where that food comes from, let alone how to grow it, and we are at the mercy of the multinationals that control the crops, with little insight into the damage their methods are inflicting on the planet.  Continue »