The National Post reviews Consumed

Book Review: Consumed by Sarah Elton

An excerpt from the Post’s review: “…Perhaps, as Sarah Elton argues in her new book, Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet, the date to fear is 2050. It’s a reasonable guess: By then, the global population is projected to blow past nine billion people, and the planet’s temperature may have risen by more than two degrees Celsius. If we can last that long, then Elton’s grim prediction may be true, that 2050 “is the year when all our environmental debts come knocking at our door, asking us to pay up.” Elton, whose first book was Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens — How Canadians are Changing the Way We Eat, frames Consumed around a deceptively simple question. She asks, “How will we feed ourselves in 2050?” To find the answer, Elton travels across three continents, filling her book with heartening tales of small-scale organic farmers, thriving regional food cultures and burgeoning grassroots organizations…”

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