Apr. 2018 - No More Food Fights!, Book of the Month

April 2018 – No More Food Fights

You voted and we listened! Our seventh selected book for AgBookClub will be No More Food Fights! by Michele Payn-Knoper. Just like the title indicates, this book tackles misconceptions in the food conversation from two different perspectives.

Here’s what you need to do this month:

Get the book. Buy it, borrow it, read over your neighbor’s shoulder — we don’t care. But don’t steal the book.

Read the book.

  • Week 1: Pages 1 – 44 of the Food Side (chapters 1 – 4) (Twitter chat on 4/4)
    • Chapter titles (in case you’re using an e-reader):
      • Start: Introduction: “A journey around the grocery store” (Beginning of Food Side)
      • End: Complete chapter 4, titled “Smell: Does it pass the sniff test of science, sensationalism or celebrity?”
  • Week 2: Pages 45 – 81 of the Food Side (chapters 5 – 8) (Twitter chat on 4/11)
    • Start: Chapter 5 “Taste: Do you feel good about your personal choice?”
    • End: Complete Chapter 8: “Can you connect at the center of the plate?” (end of Food Side)
  • Week 3: Pages 1 – 32 of the Farm Side (chapters 1 – 3) (Twitter chat on 4/18)
    • Start: Introduction: “A look at agriculture’s future”
    • End: Complete Chapter 3: “Why? Translate farm to fork by speaking their language”
  • Week 4: Pages 33 – 72 of the Farm Side (chapters 4 – 8) (Twitter chat on 4/25)
    • Start: Chapter 4: “When? Fifteen minutes daily building engagement”
    • End: Complete Chapter 8: “Can you connect at the center of the plate?” (End of Farm Side)

Join the chat (#AgBookClub) on Wednesdays at 8:00pm Central on Twitter. Learn how to participate in a Twitter chat here. While we hope you can participate in our discussion every week, we know that everyone has busy schedules. If, for some reason, you have to miss a week of #AgBookClub, we’ll make sure to post a recap of our discussion on our blog. We always include general questions that can be answered by anyone, so please don’t hesitate to jump in the Twitter chat if you didn’t have a chance to read the section we’re discussing. We welcome any and all to join the discussion!

Happy reading!

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Visit our bookshelf to see what we’ve read in past months and what we’ve got on the schedule for next month.

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