Apr. 2020 - The Fate of Food, Book of the Month

Apr. 2020 – The Fate of Food

In the fascinating story of the sustainable food revolution, an environmental journalist and professor asks the question: Is the future of food looking bleak—or better than ever? AgBookClub's April selection, The Fate of Food, What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World by Amanda Little, takes a look at modern agriculture through the lens… Continue reading Apr. 2020 – The Fate of Food

Book of the Month, Mar. 2020 - Eating Animals

Mar. 2020 – Eating Animals

Humans have consumed meat for thousands of years. In that time, there have been different cultural acceptances of what animals humans could (or were willing) to harvest for meat, including none at all. March's AgBookClub pick, Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer (also available on Audible and Kindle) explores the morality of eating animals and… Continue reading Mar. 2020 – Eating Animals

Book of the Month, Feb. 2020 - Eating NAFTA

Feb. 2020 – Eating NAFTA

Trade has been a huge topic in the U.S. over the last couple of years. Trade also has a huge impact on U.S. agriculture. But how do trade agreements impact the everyday lives of citizens on both sides of the agreement? February's AgBookClub pick, Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico* by… Continue reading Feb. 2020 – Eating NAFTA

Book of the Month

AgBookClub 2020 Selections

The year is quickly winding down and early sunsets and chilly weather have us in the mood for curling up on the couch with a warm drink and a good book. As you think about your holiday gift ideas, consider these upcoming 2020 book selections and encourage your friends and family to join #AgBookClub! We… Continue reading AgBookClub 2020 Selections

Book of the Month

Dec. 2019 – The Dirty Life

"When Kristin Kimball left New York City to interview a dynamic young farmer named Mark, her world changed. On an impulse, she shed her city self and started a new farm with him on five hundred acres near Lake Champlain. The Dirty Life is the captivating chronicle of the couple's first year on Essex Farm, from the… Continue reading Dec. 2019 – The Dirty Life

Nov. 2019 - The American Way of Eating

Nov. 2019 – The American Way of Eating

Thanksgiving is a huge American tradition in most households and is coming up soon. What better way to celebrate an American, food-centric holiday than by talking about food this month? November's AgBookClub selection, The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table, by Tracie McMillan, explores the American food… Continue reading Nov. 2019 – The American Way of Eating

Book of the Month, Oct. 2019 - Unsavory Truth

Oct. 2019 – Unsavory Truth

It seems that every month we hear about the miracle food we should be eating or the staple food we should avoid for various health reasons. The news reports a new study one month that we should be drinking two cups of coffee per day to decrease the risk of liver disease or Parkinson's, but… Continue reading Oct. 2019 – Unsavory Truth