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
You know J.C. Penney as a department store, anchoring many a suburban shopping mall, one of several giant retailers feeling the squeeze from the likes of Amazon. Penney's today seems no more rural than Target or Macy's - but it wasn't always this way. In J.C. Penney: The man, the store, and American agriculture, David… Continue reading Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney
Hey guys! It's finally official! AgBookClub will kick off in September! First question you probably have -- What exactly is AgBookClub? AgBookClub is your typical book club, but focused on the themes of food and agriculture. We’ll cover a wide variety of books (including some we don’t necessarily agree with) and we’d love to include… Continue reading Announcing Ag Book Club!