Book of the Month, May 2019 - The Long Haul

May 2019 – The Long Haul

We talk a lot about growing food and we talk a lot about consuming food. But what about all of the stuff that happens in the middle? This month’s AgBookClub pick, The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tails of Life on the Road, was selected in hopes of learning more about an industry closely connected to agriculture and that we depend upon for nearly all of the goods we seek during trips to the store or have delivered to our front porches.

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: Introduction, Chapters 1 – 2 (Twitter chat on 5/1)
  • Week 2: Chapters 3 – 5 (Twitter chat on 5/8)
  • Week 3: Chapters 6 – 7 (Twitter chat on 5/15)
  • Week 4: Chapters 8 – 10 (Twitter chat on 5/22)
  • Week 5: Chapters 11 – 13, Epilogue (Twitter chat on 5/29)

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!


Happy reading!

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