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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

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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

Aug. 2020 - Butter: A Rich History, Book of the Month

August 2020 – Butter: A Rich History

AgBookClub's August selection, Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova, "serves up a story as rich, textured, and culturally relevant as butter itself." "From its humble agrarian origins to its present-day artisanal glory, butter has a fascinating story to tell, and Khosrova is the perfect person to tell it. With tales about the ancient butter… Continue reading August 2020 – Butter: A Rich History

Book of the Month, July 2020 - The Cooking Gene

July 2020 – The Cooking Gene

AgBookClub's July selection, The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South, by Michael W. Twitty, is a timely look at race and food in the Old South. There's something special about Southern food. Barbeque. Soul food. Comfort food like biscuits and greens, okra and gumbo. But who owns those foods?… Continue reading July 2020 – The Cooking Gene

Book of the Month, June 2020 - Unnaturally Delicious

June 2020 – Unnaturally Delicious

AgBookClub's June selection, Unnaturally Delicious: How Science and Technology Are Serving Up Super Foods to Save the World, by Jayson Lusk, tackles the topic of how technology and agriculture can partner to address many of today's polarizing concerns about food. You might remember reading another title by Jayson Lusk, The Food Police, back in February 2018.… Continue reading June 2020 – Unnaturally Delicious

Book of the Month, May 2020 - The Food Explorer

May 2020 – The Food Explorer

AgBookClub's May selection, The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats by Daniel Stone, follows the adventures of David Fairchild. In the nineteenth century, Americans had a relatively bland diet by today's standards. By the turn of the twentieth century, Fairchild began to change that, exploring the globe and… Continue reading May 2020 – The Food Explorer