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Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution – Book Review

November 4th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Growing grains locally, whether on a backyard scale or on nearby farms, improves the economic situation of the local community and provides stability in the local food supply. Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution shows how groups have come together to grow, harvest, mill, and sell local grains and lists positive steps to start your own local grain movement


Blessing Your Food: A Book Review

September 6th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

"Bless This Food" is a collection of blessings that people around the world and across time have used to thank their "higher powers" for the gift of food. Check out this nifty little book


Kitchen Divided: Review and Vegan Recipe!

August 13th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Have you been thinking about going vegan but are worried that it will be too hard, because your partner is an omnivore, or are you already vegan with an omni partner? Kitchen Divided might just make your food life a little bit easier


Tomatoes: Tomatoland Reveals the Sordid Truth

July 17th, 2013 | by Andrea Bertoli

Who knew the story of tomatoes was so sordid: modern-day slavery, environmentally destructive chemical agriculture, and fossil fuel guzzling cross-country shipping– all for America’s least favorite fruit? Though the book was published in 2011, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit is still quite relevant today and makes for a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in agriculture, politics and their own connection to food


Olive Oil’s Sublime and Scandalous Story

July 16th, 2013 | by Andrea Bertoli

Sublime, of course. But Scandalous… Really? Indeed, the world of olive oil is more than old Italian men and women pruning their ancient groves and mashing olive fruits by stone. It involves tanker trucks contaminated with chemicals, petrochemical adulteration of oils, Mafioso-owned lands, and so much more. Who knew the iconic, humble olive could be so complicated


The Sugar Detox – Book Review

July 13th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Americans eat an average of seventy pounds of sugar each year. Most of that is not table sugar that we add to our breakfast or coffee; most of it is the hidden sugars, such as high fructose corn syrup and refined grain products. Sugar can wreak habit with our health and our looks. Authors Brooke Alpert and Patricia Farris have designed The Sugar Detox to help us get control of our sugar consumption


Because You Might Have To: The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook

July 8th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Imagining how you’d survive the zombie apocalypse is a lot more fun that trying to figure out how you’d get adequate protein and calories in a shipwreck, off-roading accident, or other survival situation. In both cases, though, it’s- I don’t know how to lead into this smoothly, so I’ll just say it: you’re going to eat a bug



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