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Chasing Chiles

Hot Spots along the Pepper Trail

Chasing Chiles( )
Author: Friese, Kurt Michael
Kraft, Kraig
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Chasing Chiles looks at both the future of place-based foods and the effects of climate change on agriculture through the lens of the chile pepper-from the farmers who cultivate this iconic crop to the cuisines and cultural traditions in which peppers play a huge role.

Why chile peppers? Both a spice and a vegetable, chile peppers have captivated imaginations and taste buds for thousands of years. Native to Mesoamerica and the New World, chiles are currently grown on every...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Vegetables
Science / Life Sciences / Botany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.03 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Friese, Kurt Michael (Author)
He is a prize-winning author & naturalist, lives in Tucson, where he is director of conservation biology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum & cofounder of Native Seeds/Search.


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