Aug. 2022 - Heartland, Book of the Month

August 2022 — Heartland

In another Amazon Editors’ Pick, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth*+ by Sarah Smarsh gives us a new look into modern poverty in the United States. Here’s a synopsis: An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that will deepen our understanding of the… Continue reading August 2022 — Heartland

Book of the Month, July 2022 - To Boldly Grow

July 2022 — To Boldly Grow

In this recent release, journalist Tamar Haspel reports from her Cape Cod residence on her own experiences learning to raise and gather food grown from her own land, or “first hand food” in To Boldly Grow: Finding Joy, Adventure, and Dinner in Your Own Backyard*+. Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food meets Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle in this part… Continue reading July 2022 — To Boldly Grow

Book of the Month, May 2022 - Drive-Thru Dreams

May 2022 — Drive-Thru Dreams

In this Amazon Editors’ Pick, we’re going to pivot this month to dive into a little history and evolution of an American icon: the fast food joint. Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast Food Kingdom*+ by Adam Chandler comes with several rave reviews on Amazon and a promising write-up: Most any honest person… Continue reading May 2022 — Drive-Thru Dreams

Apr. 2022 - A Taste of Generation Yum, Book of the Month

April 2022 — A Taste of Generation Yum

It’s not often that Millennials are referred to their original generational name, Generation Y (Gen X and Gen Z make total sense now, right?). Eve Turow-Paul, author of A Taste of Generation YUM: How the Millennial Generation’s Love for Organic Fare, Celebrity Chefs and microbrews Will Make or Break the Future of Food* utilizes that perfectly with… Continue reading April 2022 — A Taste of Generation Yum

Book of the Month, Mar. 2022 - The Wizard and the Prophet

March 2022 — The Wizard and the Prophet

We live in a very diverse environment when it comes to opinions about various topics – food, favorite sports team, politics – you name it. The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World*+ by Charles C. Mann, an Amazon Editors’ Pick, brings us two differing approaches on how to… Continue reading March 2022 — The Wizard and the Prophet