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Hippie Food

How Back-to-the-landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat

by Jonathan Kauffman

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Hippie Food
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How Back-to-the-landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat
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Jonathan Kauffman

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A narrative history of the alternative-foods movement of the past half century explores the diverse fringe trends, charismatic personalities and counterculture elements that have rendered quotidian wholefoods, from whole grain bread and tofu to yogurt and brown rice, part of the mainstream American diet. 50,000 first printing.

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Despite the disbanding of communes and the persistence of capitalism, culinary contributions from hippies have not only endured, but helped set the framework for the way we eat today. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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