Nov./Dec. 2017 - The Worst Hard Time

The Worst Hard Time Reading Guide

We recently wrapped up our November/December book, The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl. Catch the Twitter chat Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5 and Week 6 recaps at the preceding links. Gracie and Laura's thoughts on the book were published in the AgBookClub… Continue reading The Worst Hard Time Reading Guide

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

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