Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

11/29/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we continued with our November/December selection, The Worst Hard Time, by Timothy Egan. The assigned pages, 89 - 142, brought us to life after the stock market crash of 1929. By 1932, the… Continue reading 11/29/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

11/15/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we continued with our November/December selection, The Worst Hard Time, by Timothy Egan. The assigned pages, 52 - 88, exposed us to the realities of farming in the Great Plains - what attracted… Continue reading 11/15/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

11/08/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we started our November/December selection, The Worst Hard Time, by Timothy Egan. The assigned pages, 1 - 51, introduced us to several non-fiction characters and how they came to live on the Great… Continue reading 11/08/17 #AgBookClub Recap

Sept. 2017 - Bread Wine and Chocolate

Bread, Wine, Chocolate Reading Guide

We recently wrapped up our September book, Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love. Catch the Twitter chat Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4 recaps at the preceding links. Gracie and Laura's thoughts on the book were published in the AgBookClub feature on AGDAILY. AgBookClub was established to start a… Continue reading Bread, Wine, Chocolate Reading Guide

Book of the Month, Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

November/December 2017 – The Worst Hard Time

In our third selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. This book takes us back to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, which was only made worse by the Great Depression. While a little longer than our last book and something that's often on the reading list for college… Continue reading November/December 2017 – The Worst Hard Time

Book of the Month, Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

October 2017 – $2.00 A Day

In our second selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing $2.00 A Day. This is a book that explores poverty in the United States and how that affects food availability for those individuals. While not something we always want to talk about, it's important to be aware of because food insecurity is still very real… Continue reading October 2017 – $2.00 A Day