The Food Explorer

The Food Explorer

The True Adventures of the Globe-trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

Book - 2018
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The true adventures of David Fairchild, a late-nineteenth-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes--and thousands more--to the American plate.
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781101990582
1101990589
Branch Call Number: 580.92 ST71
Characteristics: xvi, 397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

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Documents the adventures and legacy of 19th-century botanist and food explorer David Fairchild to reveal the stories of how diverse crops ranging from avocadoes and mangoes to seedless grapes and pomegranates were introduced to America from faraway cultures.

Documents the adventures and legacy of 19th-century botanist and food explorer David Fairchild to reveal the stories of how diverse crops ranging from avocadoes and mangoes to seedless grapes and pomegranates were introduced to America from faraway cultures.

Documents the adventures and legacy of 19th-century botanist and food explorer, David Fairchild, to reveal the stories of how diverse crops ranging from avocadoes and mangoes to seedless grapes and pomegranates were introduced to America from faraway cultures.

Documents the adventures and legacy of 19th-century botanist and food explorer, David Fairchild, to reveal the stories of how diverse crops ranging from avocadoes and mangoes to seedless grapes and pomegranates were introduced to America from faraway cultures.


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