Food For Thought

Food for thoughtCicero wrote, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”

Here’s a list of can’t-put-down, provocative reads to  nourish your starving brain with “food for thought.”

From the farmers’ bookshelves:

“The Unsettling of America”
Wendell Berry

“The New Horse-Powered Farm:  Tools and Systems for the Small-Scale Sustainable Market Grower”
Stephen Leslie

“The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth”
Jonny Bowden

“In Defense of Food”
Michael Pollan

“Confronting Consumption”
Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Concha

 “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”
Michael Pollan

Fresh:  New thinking about what we’re eating”  (A video)
Ana Sophia Joanes

“The Way into Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World”
Elliot N. Dorff

“Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked America”
Richard Manning

“What Are People For?”
Wendell Berry

“Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating”
Jane Goodall

“Outgrowing the Earth”
Lester R. Brown

“Sustainable Capitalism”
John Ikerd

Barry Estabrook



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