Book of the Month, July/Aug. 2018 - Rancher Farmer Fisherman

July/August 2018 – Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

Our summer read for AgBookClub will be Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman by Miriam Horn. This book follows the stories of many individuals involved in the production agriculture industry and what they're doing to practice conservation and sustainability in their respective domains. Here’s what you need to do this month: Get the book. Buy it, borrow it,… Continue reading July/August 2018 – Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

Book of the Month, May/June 2018 - The Last Hunger Season

May/June 2018 – The Last Hunger Season

This spring, we're partnering with AgriCorps for our eighth selected book, The Last Hunger Season by Roger Thurow. We've read a lot about agriculture in the United States, but we'll be branching out to African to learn more about the culture of farming and some of the challenges associated with it. Here’s what you need… Continue reading May/June 2018 – The Last Hunger Season

Mar. 2018 - The Man Who Fed the World

3/28/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we wrapped up discussion of our March book, The Man Who Fed the World, by Leon Hesser. Week 4 covered pages 170 - the end (chapters 14 - the epilogue). Below are several… Continue reading 3/28/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Mar. 2018 - The Man Who Fed the World

3/21/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we continued discussing our March book, The Man Who Fed the World, by Leon Hesser. Week 3 covered pages 105 - 169 (chapters 8 - 13). Below are several responses that we thought… Continue reading 3/21/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Mar. 2018 - The Man Who Fed the World

3/14/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we continued discussing our March book, The Man Who Fed the World, by Leon Hesser. Week 2 covered pages 67 - 104 (chapters 5 - 7). Below are several responses that we thought… Continue reading 3/14/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Mar. 2018 - The Man Who Fed the World

3/7/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Miss the last #AgBookClub chat? No worries, we’ve compiled a summary of the chat to prepare you for next week! This week, we kicked off our March read, The Man Who Fed the World, by Leon Hesser. Week 1 covered pages 1 - 66 (chapters 1 - 4), which covered Borlaug's early life and important… Continue reading 3/7/18 #AgBookClub Recap

Apr. 2018 - No More Food Fights!, Book of the Month

April 2018 – No More Food Fights

You voted and we listened! Our seventh selected book for AgBookClub will be No More Food Fights! by Michele Payn-Knoper. Just like the title indicates, this book tackles misconceptions in the food conversation from two different perspectives. Here’s what you need to do this month: Get the book. Buy it, borrow it, read over your… Continue reading April 2018 – No More Food Fights