Apr. 2018 - No More Food Fights!, Book of the Month, June 2022 - The Code Breaker

June 2022 — The Code Breaker

Conversations, optimism and concern about gene editing, CRISPR, and other DNA-focused technologies have been growing over the last several years, particularly with the quick development of vaccines for COVID-19. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race*+ by Walter Isaacson follows the career and discoveries of a scientist who made significant… Continue reading June 2022 — The Code Breaker

Book of the Month, Jan. 2022 - Resetting the Table

January 2022 — Resetting the Table

The first selection of the new year is a book published less than a year ago with a title perfect for the first pick of 2022. Here’s a brief synopsis of what to expect from Resetting the Table: Straight Talk About the Food We Grow and Eat*+ by Robert Paarlberg. Consumers want to know more about their… Continue reading January 2022 — Resetting the Table

Aug. 2021 - We Are the Weather, Book of the Month

August 2021 — We Are the Weather

August’s selection brings back one of our 2020 authors, Jonathan Safran Foer (you may remember the March 2020 read, Eating Animals). We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast*+ is a different topic than Eating Animals, but we expect it has the same investigative feel the author is known for. Here’s a quick summary of… Continue reading August 2021 — We Are the Weather

Book of the Month, July 2021 - The Good Food Revolution

July 2021 — The Good Food Revolution

The Good Food Revolution: Growing Health Food, People, and Communities*+ by Will Allen has been on both of your hosts’ To-Read lists, but hasn’t made it onto the official AgBookClub list today. We expect that this book touches on an important topic: what constitutes healthy food and how do we make sure everyone has enough of… Continue reading July 2021 — The Good Food Revolution

Book of the Month, Jan. 2021 - Hungry

January 2021 – Hungry

The first selection of the new year is a relatively new book, released summer 2020, on current food culture. Here’s a brief synopsis of what to expect from Hungry: Avocado Toast, Instagram Influencers, and Our Search for Connection and Meaning*+ by Eve Turow-Paul. We wait in lines around the block for scoops of cookie dough. We photograph… Continue reading January 2021 – Hungry