*On Food Day, our office learned that University of Miami faculty Dr. Wong’s manuscript, Nutritional Perspective About Prostate Cancer Disparity Between the West and the Rest of the World has been accepted by Bioinfo Publications.


Food Day School Curriculum
With brand names
Without brand names

The Right to Food: A Window on the World
Resource and lesson guide

Food Day School Guide
Activity guide

Nourish Middle School Curriculum Guide

Rethinking School Lunch Guide
Planning framework for reforming food at schools

Cornucopia Collection
Listing of children’s books about food


National Food Day Website

Growing Power, Inc

Roots in the City


Alkon, Alison Hope and Kari Marie Norgaard
Breaking the Food Chains: An Investigation of Food Justice Activism.  Sociological Inquiry 79.3 (2009): 289-305.

Allen, Patricia
Mining for Justice in the Food System: Perceptions, Practices, and Possibilities.  Agriculture and Human Values 25 (2008):157-161.

Arnold, David
Famine: Social Crisis and Historical Change.  New York: Blackwell, 1988.

Berry, Wendell
Bringing it to the Table: On Farming and Food.  Berkeley: Counterpoint Press, 2009.

Carpenter, Novella
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer.  New York: Penguin Group, 2009.

Counihan, Carole, and Penny Van Esterik
Food and Culture: A Reader.  New York: Routledge, 1997.

Coyne, Kelly and Erik Knutzen
The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City.  Port Townsend, WA: Process Media, 2008.

Hou, Jeff, Julie M. Johnson, and Laura Lawson.
Urban Community Gardens: Greening the City and Growing Communities in Seattle. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2009.

Human Rights Watch
Rights on the Line: Human Rights Watch Work on Abuses against Migrants in 2010.  Report, 2010.

Lawson, Laura.
City Bountiful: A Century of Community Gardening in America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

Mintz, Sidney Wilfred
Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Culture, and the Past.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1996.

Pollan, Michael
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto.  New York: Penguin Group, 2008.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals.  New York: Penguin Group, 2006.

Pollan, Michael and Maira Kalman
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual.  New York: Penguin Group, 2011.

Poppendieck, Janet
Want Amid Plenty: From Hunger to Inequality.  Monthly Review 50.3:125-138.

Like Machines in the Fields: Workers without Rights in American Agriculture.  Report, 2004.

Schlosser, Eric
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.

Taylor, Lisa and the Gardeners of Seattle Tilth
Your Farm in the City: An Urban-Dweller’s Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals. New York: Workman Publishing Company, 2011.

Wong, Kaufi Vincent
Nutritional Perspective About Prostate Cancer Disparity Between the West and the Rest of the World.  Bioinfo Publications.  In press.