What Is On My Bookshelf: Ag Book Club

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It’s been quite a while since my last Ag Book Club discussion.  If you are a new reader to this blog, I got the idea a year ago to finally get organized and read the literature discussing or criticizing the U.S. food and agriculture industry in some way.  We discussed the movie Food Inc., and the books Omnivore’s Dilemma, Eating …

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American Agri-Women Speak Out on Food Inc.

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Big thanks to all of you who participated in the online discussion a few weeks ago on the movie Food Inc.  I still have the discussion available on Google Wave for those of you who just watched the movie and would like to share your views.  I believe that discussing these types of movies and books criticizing modern agriculture is …

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Discussion on “Eating Animals” Will Be on Google Wave

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I previously noted that the book discussion on Eating Animals will be on Skype on April 28th; however, Skype does not have video conference cababilities for several people (only audio).  Therefore, I will continue to host the book discussion on Google Wave.  I have recently joined the Skype world – my username is Cari.Rincker.  I look forward to experimenting with Skype for video …

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AAW Currently Having Mid-Year Meeting in Denver

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Women involved in the agriculture industry from coast-to-coast are gathered in Denver, Colorado today for the Mid-Year Meeting of the American Agri-Women (“AAW”).  I was hoping that I would be able to break away for the conference (and some time for fresh air in the mountains); unfortunately my caseload is keeping me here in NYC.  After reviewing the agenda, I am …

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Need an Excuse to Finally Watch Food Inc.?

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I admit that I have been proscrastinating myself- afterall, it will just be another movie that will misrepresent modern agriculture.  However, as I have said time and time again on this blog I think it is important for those involved in the agriculture to watch movies like Food Inc. and read books by Michael Pollan and Jonathan Foer (just to …

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Posting a Discussion Wave on Food Inc.

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Last night there was an online discussion of Michael Pollan’s notorious book Omnivore’s Dilemma on google wave.  It is my opinion that google wave is better used for a discussion thread over time instead for a real-time conversation in one evening.  Therefore, I went ahead and posted a discussion “wave” for the movie Food Inc.  I think it would be …

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