Wednesday, April 4, 2012
If you liked Righteous Porkchop, you'll like ...
We hope you have been enjoying Righteous Porkchop. If so, you'll be glad (though likely not surprised) to know Hahn Niman isn't the only one writing on this topic. Here are a few other books you may enjoying exploring:
Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness, by Lisa M. Hamilton
A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929, by Paul K. Conkin
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love, by Kristin Kimball
The Fatal Harvest Reader: TheTragedy of Industrial Agriculture, by Andrew Kimbrell
Old McDonald’s FactoryFarm: The Myth of the Traditional Farm and the Shocking Truth About AnimalSuffering in Today’s Agribusiness, by C. David Coats and Michael W. Fox
Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy, and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment, by David Kirby
Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
Beyond FactoryFarming: Corporate Hog Barns and the Threat to Public Health, the Environment,and Rural Communities, by Alexander M. Ervin, et al.
The Vegetarian Myth:Food, Justice and Sustainability, by Lierre Keith
The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
Get educated. And let us help. Join us this month for two great programs: a panel discussion at the Marion Public Library, moderated by Lyle Muller from The Gazette, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14; and a Farm to Market Vendor Fair at the Cedar Rapids Public Library at Westdale Mall from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 22.