Book of the Month, Feb. 2021 - Sacred Cow

February 2021 – Sacred Cow

Two big topics we know will spill from 2020 to 2021 are (1) the environment and (2) animal protein and the alternatives. Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat: Why Well-Raised Meat is Good for You and Good for the Planet*+, by Diana Rodgers and Robb Wolf, examines a common argument against eating animal protein: that… Continue reading February 2021 – Sacred Cow

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AgBookClub 2021 Selections

2020 may not have been what anyone expected, but it will soon be time to turn a new page into 2021. We know that the year will be off to a slow start in many places (thanks, COVID), but that doesn't mean AgBookClub has gone by the wayside - in fact, we're stronger than ever… Continue reading AgBookClub 2021 Selections

Book of the Month, Dec. 2020 - Baking Powder Wars

December 2020 – Baking Powder Wars

It's holiday baking season! AgBookClub's December selection, Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking by Linda Civitello, is the story that you didn't know existed. It's an account of brand wars, bribery, and slander over something as minute as the baking staple you forget is hanging out in the back of your… Continue reading December 2020 – Baking Powder Wars

Book of the Month, Oct. 2020 - Size Matters

October 2020 – Size Matters

AgBookClub's October selection, Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate Big Food by Charlie Arnot of The Center for Food Integrity, has been on the AgBookClub bookshelf for a while and we're excited to finally have it on the reading list this fall. Food today is more abundant and affordable than ever before, but experiences… Continue reading October 2020 – Size Matters

Book of the Month, Sept. 2020 - The Fault Lines of Farm Policy

September 2020 – The Fault Lines of Farm Policy

AgBookClub's September selection, The Fault Lines of Farm Policy: A Legislative and Political History of the Farm Bill by Jonathan Coppess, couldn't have come at a more relevant time as farmers face many challenges in the marketplace. This book is a historical review of farm policy and how the Farm Bill as we know it… Continue reading September 2020 – The Fault Lines of Farm Policy