Urban West Revisited offers a solid primer on challenges faced by elected officials in 10 midsized western cities hit hard by the Great Recession: Boise, Idaho; Eugene and Salem, Oregon; Modesto, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tacoma and Spokane, Washington; and Tempe, Arizona.
“Just eat local” has emerged as the mantra of a spiritual quest for simple living and healthier food. Local, Simple, Fresh considers the economics and ethics of farm-to-fork within 100 miles. Topics include organic ranching, vanishing cropland, craft beers, local wines, public markets, potato pundits, urban worms and the politics of farm subsidies. Full color with maps, charts, art, and photography.
Quintessential Boise offers a five-star system for understanding authentic streetscapes. Searching for the Boise in Boise—for the elements that define our city, making Boise unique—the book is a primer on architecture that works.
- Thought for Food: A full diet of topics filled the book, including farm ethics, the dynamics of refugee gardens and public markets and the politics of the potato
- Local Food Politics and Economics Featured in Research Series
- Blue Review Writers Talk the Talk on Education
- The Blue Review Hits Newstands
- Coping with the Great Recession
- New from the Idaho Metropolitan Research Series
- Growing Closer wins “Grow Smart ” award
- Quintessential Boise is visual treasure trove
- Ten places where immigrants left their mark
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