Book List

Upcoming Reads

February 2020: Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico*

March 2020: Eating Animals*+

April 2020: The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World*+

May 2020: The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats*+

June 2020: Unnaturally Delicious: How Science and Technology are Serving Up Super Foods to Save the World*

July 2020: The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South*+

August 2020: Butter: A Rich History*

September 2020: The Fault Lines of Farm Policy*

October 2020: Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate Big Food*

November 2020: Lab Girl*+

December 2020: Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking*


* Kindle version available

+ Audible audiobook available

On Our Reading List

Below are books that have piqued our interest or been recommended through the Suggest a Book page on the website. You may see them as future #AgBookClub reads. 😉

Book Shelf (Past Reads)

September 2017

Book: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love

AgBookClub Review

Bread, Wine, Chocolate Reading Guide

Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 (4/5)

October 2017

Book: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

AgBookClub Review

$2.00 a Day Reading Guide

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ (3/5)

November/December 2017

Book: The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

AgBookClub Review

The Worst Hard Time Reading Guide

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐✨ (4.5/5)

January 2018

Book: Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

AgBookClub Review

Grocery Reading Guide

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5)

February 2018

Book: The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate

AgBookClub Review

The Food Police Reading Guide

Rating: ⭐⭐✨ (2.5/5)

March 2018: The Man Who Fed the World

April 2018: No More Food Fights

May/June 2018: The Last Hunger Season

July/August 2018: Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland

September 2018: Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland

October 2018: In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America

November/December 2018: Seeds of Science: Why We Got It So Wrong on GMOs

January 2019: J.C. Penney: The Man, The Store, and American Agriculture

February/March 2019: The Omnivore’s Dilemma

April 2019: Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

May 2019: The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tails of Life on the Road*+

June 2019: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal*+

July 2019: 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World*+

August 2019: Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America’s Students*+

September 2019: Grain Dust Dreams*

October 2019: Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat*+

November 2019: The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table*+

December 2019: The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love*+

January 2020: Food Bullying: How to Avoid Buying B.S.*