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

Book of the Month, Mar. 2018 - The Man Who Fed the World

March 2018 – The Man Who Fed the World

In our sixth selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing The Man Who Fed The World by Leon Hesser. We've all heard the story of golden rice. The man behind the successful variety is credited with saving more lives from hunger than anyone else in world history, earning the Nobel Peace Prize for his work. This… Continue reading March 2018 – The Man Who Fed the World

Book of the Month, Feb. 2018 - The Food Police

February 2018 – The Food Police

In our fifth selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk. Everyone has a different opinion about their food and how it should be produced, going as far to say that farmers are destroying the land and that food is pumped with… Continue reading February 2018 – The Food Police

Book of the Month, Jan. 2018 - Grocery

January 2018 – Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

In our fourth selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America by Michael Ruhlman. This book gives us a look at something we don't give much thought to in the food system: grocery stores. How have they evolved? How do they dictate how we shop? How have our… Continue reading January 2018 – Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

Book of the Month, Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

November/December 2017 – The Worst Hard Time

In our third selected book for AgBookClub, we'll be discussing The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. This book takes us back to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, which was only made worse by the Great Depression. While a little longer than our last book and something that's often on the reading list for college… Continue reading November/December 2017 – The Worst Hard Time

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

Book of the Month, Sept. 2017 - Bread Wine and Chocolate

September 2017 – Bread, Wine, and Chocolate

We're kicking off AgBookClub with a book about food. (Go figure.) Bread, Wine, and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love is an interesting perspective on five foods many of us couldn't (or wouldn't want to) live without and how humans discovered those foods. But that's all we're going to tell you until you… Continue reading September 2017 – Bread, Wine, and Chocolate