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Super-Size that Commodity: A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism reviewed by Resilience

A Foodies Guide to Capitalism

A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat
280 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-659-2
By Eric Holt-Giménez

Reviewed by Bart Hawkins Kreps

“Don’t expect a whole lot of taste when you sit down to a plateful of commodities. That might be a fitting but unintended lesson for foodies who work through the new book by Eric Holt-Giménez. A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism will reward a careful reader with lots of insights—but it won’t do much for the taste buds. While A Foodie’s Guide is lacking in recipes or menu ideas, it shines in helping us to understand the struggles of the men and women who work in the farms and packing plants….”

Read the review in Resilience
A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat


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