Meat is no longer just a luxury item, but a staple in our diets here in North America. In Meat We Trust, by Maureen Ogle, explores the history of how meat moves from farms and ranches to our dinner plate now that much of the population no longer raises livestock for personal consumption.
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 – 62 (chapters 1 & 2) (Twitter chat on 10/3)
- Week 2: Pages 63 – 122 (chapters 3 & 4) (Twitter chat on 10/10)
- Week 3: Pages 123 – 187 (chapters 5 & 6) (Twitter chat on 10/17)
- Week 4: Pages 188 – 267 (chapters 7, 8, & conclusion) (Twitter chat on 10/24)
- Week 5: Happy Halloween! No #AgBookClub chat this week.
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. 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!
Visit our bookshelf to see what we’ve read in past months and what we’ve got on the schedule for next month.