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Uncertain Harvest

The Future of Food on a Warming Planet

by Ian Mosby; Sarah Rotz & Evan D.G. Fraser

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In a world expected to reach a staggering population of 9 billion by 2050, and with global temperatures rising fast, humanity must fundamentally change the way it grows and consumes food. But can we produce enough food to feed ourselves sustainably for an uncertain future? How will agriculture adapt to a climate change? How will climate change determine what we eat? Will we really be eating bugs? Uncertain Harvest questions scientists, chefs, activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, philosophers, and engineers working on the global future of food on how to make a more equitable, safe, sustainable, and plentiful food future. Examining cutting-edge research on the science, culture, and economics of food, the authors present a roadmap for a global food policy, while examining eight foods that could save us: algae, caribou, kale, millet, tuna, crickets, milk, and rice.

About the Authors
Ian Mosby is an award-winning historian of food and nutrition who was, alongside Evan Fraser, named one of the “53 Most Influential People in Canadian Food” by the Globe and Mail in 2016. His book Food Will Win the War: The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front was shortlisted for the 2016 Canada Prize and won the Canadian Historical Association's 2015 Book Prize. He is an assistant professor of history at Ryerson University in Toronto.
 
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Sarah Rotz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at York University in Toronto. Her work focuses on political ecologies of land and food systems, settler-colonial patriarchy, and concepts of sovereignty and justice related to food, water, and energy.
 
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Evan Fraser is the author of Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations, which was shortlisted for the James Beard Food Literature Award, and the graphic novel #FoodCrisis. Currently he is the director of the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph and holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security.
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