"Sarah Murray's enthralling account ranges from Ancient Rome's olive oil trade to the Pentagon’s foodless nutrition patches, and it is both carefully and colorfully reported. Consume with relish."--Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist
Today the average meal has traveled thousands of miles, often over land, sea, and air, before reaching the dinner table. A lively, entertaining look at the economics, logistics, and environmental science of food, Moveable Feasts should alter the entire debate about where we get our meals.