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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, 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

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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

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

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