Book of the Month, Nov. 2020 - Lab Girl

November 2020 – Lab Girl

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Chances are, whatever it was sparked your curiosity. AgBookClub's November selection, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, is a love letter to science, celebrating the passion, humility and curiosity that drive people to pay deep attention to their world. At AgBookClub, we're hoping… Continue reading November 2020 – Lab Girl

Book of the Month, Jan. 2020 - Food Bullying

Jan. 2020 – Food Bullying

The first selection of the new year is a new book from a familiar author. Food Bullying: How to Avoid Buying B.S.* by Michele Payn is a great read on food choices and the subsequent bullying has become common online by those who feel their choices are superior. Learn about the most targeted food choices and… Continue reading Jan. 2020 – Food Bullying

Book of the Month, Jan. 2019 - J.C. Penney

Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney

You know J.C. Penney as a department store, anchoring many a suburban shopping mall, one of several giant retailers feeling the squeeze from the likes of Amazon. Penney's today seems no more rural than Target or Macy's - but it wasn't always this way. In J.C. Penney: The man, the store, and American agriculture, David… Continue reading Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/25/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! The final of $2.00 A Day covered Chapter 5 & Conclusion [p. 129 – 174], which covers the perpetuating cycle of poverty in some areas of the U.S., and proposes potential interventions to reduce $2-a-day… Continue reading 10/25/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/18/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the #AgBookClub chat this week? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! Week 3 of $2.00 A Day covered page 93-128, which discussed the patchwork of public spaces and private charities that can make a big difference in the lives of the $2-a-day poor - but… Continue reading 10/18/2017 #AgBookClub Recap