The American Way of Eating

The farmer's market aside, do you know where the grapes on your table came from? And how many people toiled to put them there? Tracie McMillan takes a Nickel and Dimed approach as she works the fields, the supermarket aisles, and the fast-food kitchens that feed America to examine our national dietary priorities. Hard-hitting, piquant reporting at its best.

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