Hardback The seed detective : uncovering the secret histories of remarkable vegetables / Adam Alexander.
Publication year: 2022
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing UK
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1915294002 9781915294005 (hbk.) :
In 'The Seed Detective', Adam shares his own stories of seed hunting, with the origin stories behind many of our everyday vegetable heroes. Taking us on a journey that began when we left the life of the hunter-gatherer to become farmers, he tells tales of globalisation, political intrigue, colonisation and serendipity - describing how these vegetables and their travels have become embedded in our food cultures.
320 pages ; 23 cm