Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

$2.00 A Day Reading Guide

We recently wrapped up our October book, $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America. Catch the Twitter chat Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4 recaps at the preceding links. Gracie and Laura's thoughts on the book were published in the AgBookClub feature on AGDAILY. AgBookClub was established to start a conversation… Continue reading $2.00 A Day Reading Guide

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

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/11/2017 #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 2 of $2.00 A Day covered page 35-92, which was a deep dive into circumstances for the working and housing-unstable poor, from why someone at risk of extreme poverty might hop from job to… Continue reading 10/11/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

10/4/2017 #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 1 of $2.00 A Day covered through page 34, which covered welfare policy over time in the U.S. and shed a light on people living in a largely hidden level of poverty. Below are… Continue reading 10/4/2017 #AgBookClub Recap

Book of the Month, Oct. 2017 - $2.00 A Day

October 2017 – $2.00 A Day

In our second selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing $2.00 A Day. This is a book that explores poverty in the United States and how that affects food availability for those individuals. While not something we always want to talk about, it's important to be aware of because food insecurity is still very real… Continue reading October 2017 – $2.00 A Day