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Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?

  • 9/11/2014 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium
  • Event Type: Lecture

Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?In his talk Matthew Booker will explore why urban Americans radically changed their diets in the twentieth century. Tracing the American diet from local oysters to long distance burgers, he will suggest ways we can learn from this history as we rethink today's and tomorrow's food.

Matthew Booker is an associate professor of History at North Carolina State University, and a specialist in Environmental History and Western North American History.

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