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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Douglas McCalla Abstract Based on account books, a frequently overlooked type of source, this is a study of grocery purchases made by sample customers from some country stores in Upper Canada (Ontario), in selected years between 1808 and 1861. Although literary sources suggest otherwise, no one...
Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 215–244.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the twentieth century, the rise of wage labor and increased access to cash facilitated the shift from a diet comprised primarily of traditional food produced by Hopi farmers to one dependent on food purchased in grocery stores or acquired through food aid programs, contributing to high rates of obesity...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2020
...-0-82035-3555-5 Nystrom packs his study with abundant information to support his premise that food became the medium through which Sicilians came to New Orleans, shaped the culture that they found, thrived as a people, and became American (2). What began as a 2010 examination of New Orleans grocery...
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and memory fully explains the heirloom food movement s recent success and that the movement is primarily driven by a reaction to the kind of collective forgetting of flavors, textures, and aromas, which the modern chain grocery represents (91). But in fact over the last several decades the produce sections...
Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 October 2005
...; giant processing factories like Iowa Beef Packers hanging like parasites on the edges of a few towns; mile after mile of corn and soybeans but little else; small towns that once had prosperous main streets, now mocked by empty storefronts and few cars parked in front; grocery stores stocked with foods...
Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., were entwined with the fate of the area s agriculture. Kemp started in the grocery business, purveying nature s commodities to the people. He understood well the relationship between good crop seasons and grocery sales receipts. The family prospered during the 1890s, their general store doing a large...
Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... Those letters also reveal that there was a scarcity of farm laborers and housekeepers during the war. In the summer of 1865 Bernhard moved his family to St. Louis, Missouri, in order to establish a wholesale grocery store. He died of an intestinal disorder in 1866. Maria returned to Germany in 1869...
Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 188–216.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Indicts Utah Sugar Officials," The Deseret News, 21 October 1920 48 "Sugar Company Again Indicted," The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 November 1920 49 Nibley to Smoot, 3 December 1920 50 " United States of America v. L. Cohen Grocery Company ," in Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court...
Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 April 2017
... be a difficult teacher, and this was neither Vance s own experience nor his observation of those around him, people he served and worked alongside in jobs as a grocery store clerk and in a tile store (5). Vance s story begins with his grandparents, who married and left Jackson for Middletown when they were just...
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 565–566.
Published: 01 October 2016
... minsky New York University Abu Dhabi Global Sustainability: A History. by Jeremy l. Caradonna. new york: oxford university Press, 2014. 352 pp., $29.95, hardback, iSbn 978-0-19-937240-9. Sustainability is everywhere; one can find celebrity tips on sustainable living in the magazine rack at the grocery...
Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 714–715.
Published: 01 July 2000
... of Eve's eye to wa- termelon seed spitting contests symbolizing males spreading their semen far and wide, this is a fertile and phallic tour de force of the green groceries. One even might suppose that it's not for nothing the fortieth President hales from Hope, Arkansas, "Watermelon Capital of the United...
Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., oral and written recipes, and doing fieldwork at farms, markets, groceries, restaurants, and roadside bars as well as gleaning from literature and film, McCann analyzes both the transformation of African regional cooking and the globalization of eating traditions and ingredients through migration...
Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 January 2011
... framework in which he uses sources from agronomy, archaeology, anthropology, ethnobotany, linguistics, geography, and hermeneutics. Pouring over travel accounts, oral and written recipes, and doing fieldwork at farms, markets, groceries, restaurants, and roadside bars as well as gleaning from literature...
Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and acupuncture in alternative spaces such as Asian grocery stores, bookstores, travel agencies, and trading companies. Their experiences suggest that the configuration of Chinese medicine during the Cold War became partly refracted through diasporic experiences in Taiwan and Hong Kong, in addition to long...
Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2017
... from the 1930s through the 1960s. Freeman places the organizing activities of the RMFU including a campaign against the exploitative practices of chain grocery stores astride its expanding menu of cooperatives, which grew to include property, health, life, and accident insurance. In the final three...
Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2018
... through informal channels, some migrants made more money from selling beer, cigarettes, and grocery items to fellow workers at the farm. Oftentimes, soldiers on border patrol bought items or accepted sexual favors from undocumented migrants they interacted with at Grootplaas. As Bolt argues...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Sharp Luther College Building Nature s Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Foods. By Laura J. Miller. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 288 pp., $35.00, paperback, ISBN 978-0-226-50137-6. Seeking a natural snack, a hungry shopper in a grocery store these days could fill up...
Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Through the voices of the innovative entrepreneurs who stepped outside the box, she suggests important changes forNebraska's rural economies. The vignettes run the gamut from a sheep dairy that turned to producing sheep-milk soap, to a community operated non-profit grocery store, to a farmers' seed...
Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 778–779.
Published: 01 October 2019
... follows baking powder history through the Depression, when cost and the rise of new kinds of grocery stores reshaped the industry. The book ends by bringing baking powder to the present, showing the role the product played in mid-twentieth century convenience foods, as well as the unexpected influences...
Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 103–104.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of Florida, 2002. 212 pp., $24.95, hardback, ISBN 0-8130-2592-3. In high school, I worked in the produce department of a Tampa grocery store. Every week, we received deliveries of oranges and strawberries, cucumbers and pole beans in boxes marked with the names of growers from the southern part of the county...