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Hippie Food An Enlightening Narrative History An Entertaining Fusion Of Tom Wolfe And Michael Pollan That Traces The Colorful Origins Of Once Unconventional Foods And The Diverse Fringe Movements, Charismatic Gurus, And Counterculture Elements That Brought Them To The Mainstream And Created A Distinctly American Cuisine.Food Writer Jonathan Kauffman Journeys Back Than Half A Century To The 1960s And 1970s To Tell The Story Of How A Coterie Of Unusual Men And Women Embraced An Alternative Lifestyle That Would Ultimately Change How Modern Americans Eat Impeccably Researched, Hippie Food Chronicles How The Longhairs, Revolutionaries, And Back To The Landers Rejected The Square Establishment Of President Richard Nixon S America And Turned To A Idealistic And Wholesome Communal Way Of Life And Food.From The Mystical Rock And Roll Cult Known As The Source Family And Its Legendary Vegetarian Restaurant In Hollywood To The Diggers Brown Bread In The Summer Of Love To The Rise Of The Co Op And The Origins Of The Organic Food Craze, Kauffman Reveals How Today S Quotidian Whole Foods Staples Including Sprouts, Tofu, Yogurt, Brown Rice, And Whole Grain Bread Were Introduced And Eventually Became Part Of Our Diets From Coast To Coast, Through Oregon, Texas, Tennessee, Minnesota, Michigan, Massachusetts, And Vermont, Kauffman Tracks Hippie Food S Journey From Niche Oddity To A Cuisine That Hit Every Corner Of This Country.A Slick Mix Of Gonzo Playfulness, Evocative Detail, Skillful Pacing, And Elegant Writing, Hippie Food Is A Lively, Engaging, And Informative Read That Deepens Our Understanding Of Our Culture And Our Lives Today.

10 thoughts on “Hippie Food

  1. says:

    Wow This was an extremely informative and utterly fascinating read on the conception of hippie food Divided into chapters that included the birth of macrobiotic philosophy, organic farming, health food restaurants Moosewo...

  2. says:

    This is the book I ve wanted to read for years on the food revolutions of the late 60s and the 70s, and how they gradually shifted the whole US food scene Kaufman interviewed the aging flower children and farmer...

  3. says:

    I received my copy free through Goodreads Giveaway.

  4. says:

    I met my husband to be just before Earth Day at a food coop organizational meeting with the students and the American Friends Service Committee at Caltech The book s story parallels our experiences with natural food, the back to the land movement and cooperative, democratic organizations I still cook w

  5. says:

    Great I was there My boyfriend at the time pulled me into the basement Erewhon on Newbury St and stated we were on a bad eating trip I was young and must have looked stupid as Root gave me a long lecture on how to cook brown rice I had all of these cookbooks at one time I don t have an obsessive personality

  6. says:

    And you may ask yourself, well, how did I get here Talking Heads.This book, which I won from a goodreads giveaway explains how we in the USA, which is its focus got from a place of canned foods, casseroles and processed meats to a place where you can buy organic greens and tofu in Wal Mart and you can usePrime f

  7. says:

    Hippie Food is rigorously researched and entertainingly written, but falls short significantly in recognizing the contributions of non whites in the popularization of brown rice and macrobiotics, vegetarianism and tofu.Author Jonathan Kauffman notes in the introduction of the book One of the uncomfortable, even painf

  8. says:

    A nice overview of the history of health nut foods, mostly focused on the 1950s 1980 There are lots of oversized personalities and crazy food theories in here, which makes it a really fun read But most of all, it s kind of amazing how little has changed in our thoughts on what makes ...

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    I won this in a Goodreads giveaway.Thank God for the Hippie food revolution Without it we would still be eating Wonder bread and Green Giant canned and frozen vegetables I enjoyed reading how these people rejected the direction food production was heading in the 60s and we now are reaping the benefits I was raised by gardeners

  10. says:

    I have been a self taught cook since the age of 12 Two of the cookbooks that were important to me as a young cook were early 1980s editions of hippie cookbooks, The New Laurel s Kitchen and Whole Foods for the Whole Family Before I ever baked a fluffy loaf of challah I struggled with a sticky loaf of whole wheat bread from Laurel s

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