Harvest for Hope

  • by Jane Goodall, Gary McAvoy, Gail Hudson
  • Narrated by Tippi Hedren
  • 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Renowned scientist and best-selling author Jane Goodall delivers an eye-opening and empowering book that explores the social and personal significance of what we eat. In Harvest for Hope, Jane Goodall presents an empowering and far-reaching vision for social and environmental transformation through the way we produce and consume the foods we eat. In clear, well-organized chapters that include "The Organic Boom" and "Thinking Globally, Eating Locally", readers will discover the dangers behind many of today's foods, along with the extraordinary individual and worldwide benefits of eating locally grown, organic produce. For anyone who has ever wanted to know how they can take a stand for a more sustainable world, Harvest for Hope reveals the healthy choices that will support the greater good.

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What the Critics Say

"Jargon-free and anecdote-rich....A useful primer for grassroots activists." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Inspiring and important

What an impairment read!! Jane Goodall is a ray of light! She sought out the truth, shares it in this book and ensures that the reader is left feeling hopeful with a section at the end of each chapter on "what you can do". Thank you Jane! I am so inspired :)
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- Cat lady

Very informative and easy to read

What did you love best about Harvest for Hope?

An easy read that kept my attention. Very informative with lots of detail. My 10 year old also lived the book


What was one of the most memorable moments of Harvest for Hope?

I think I'll always remember the scene with her at a conference and the glass of water. I attend meetings all the time and paid no attention to how the glass of water would be wasted many times


Which scene was your favorite?

I thoroughly enjoyed many scenes I'm not sure I have a favorite.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I've learned a lot and I am making a conscious effort to pay attention to the details about where my family's food comes from. We've purchased a water filter and buy more organic or wild crafted food items


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- kimberly hall

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-14-2005
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio