Book of the Month, Sept. 2019 - Grain Dust Dreams

Sept. 2019 – Grain Dust Dreams

Have you ever looked at something that you see multiple times per day and have since taken for granted and suddenly asked yourself one day what actually happens inside those walls? September's AgBookClub pick, Grain Dust Dreams by David W. Tarbet explores just that. We see grain elevators every day and have long since stopped wondering… Continue reading Sept. 2019 – Grain Dust Dreams

Aug. 2019 - Dream Differently, Book of the Month

August 2019 – Dream Differently

Are your dreams limiting your potential? As Millennials in the United States, we (your hosts) were born into an era of peace - one of the longest peacetimes in American history, in fact. Peacetime generally means prosperity, and the United States job market has exploded with opportunities in the time since our parents and grandparents… Continue reading August 2019 – Dream Differently

Book of the Month, July 2019 - 40 Chances

July 2019 – 40 Chances

40 years, 40 chances. Legendary investor Warren Buffett issued a challenge to his son, Howard, giving him $3,000,000,000 (you read that right - 3 BILLION DOLLARS) to make a difference in the world. 40 years is the average length of a career. Like the average farmer has 40 chances to grow a bountiful crop, Howard… Continue reading July 2019 – 40 Chances

Book of the Month, June 2019 - Fast Food Nation

June 2019 – Fast Food Nation

The June AgBookClub pick, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser, is a self-proclaimed "exposé revealing how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled and epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world," and first published… Continue reading June 2019 – Fast Food Nation

Book of the Month, May 2019 - The Long Haul

May 2019 – The Long Haul

We talk a lot about growing food and we talk a lot about consuming food. But what about all of the stuff that happens in the middle? This month's AgBookClub pick, The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tails of Life on the Road, was selected in hopes of learning more about an industry closely connected to… Continue reading May 2019 – The Long Haul

Apr. 2019 - Tomorrow's Table, Book of the Month

April 2019 – Tomorrow’s Table

GMO vs. organic: Is one really better than the other? Or do consumers simply want to better understand how their food is grown? This month's selection, Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food, explores the purpose and concerns of organic farming and farming with GMOs, giving readers the tools to come to… Continue reading April 2019 – Tomorrow’s Table

Book of the Month, Feb./Mar. 2019 - The Omnivore's Dilemma

Feb./Mar. 2019 – The Omnivore’s Dilemma

What should we have for dinner? It's a question author Michael Pollan asked of his readers before diving into a discussion of food choices, using emotion to entice his audience and help them connect with their food in The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. Through his many books, Pollan has influenced the… Continue reading Feb./Mar. 2019 – The Omnivore’s Dilemma