Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Wendell Berry


Only a farmer may perhaps delve so deeply into the origins of nutrients, and just a author of Wendell Berry’s quality may perhaps express it with such conviction and eloquence. lengthy sooner than complete meals natural produce used to be on hand at your neighborhood grocery store, Berry was once farming with the purity of foodstuff in brain. For the final 5 a long time, Berry has embodied conscious consuming via his land practices and his writing. In acceptance of that impact, Michael Pollan the following deals an advent to this excellent collection.

Drawn from over thirty years of labor, this assortment joins bestsellers The Omnivore’s Dilemma, via Pollan, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, by way of Barbara Kingsolver, as crucial studying for someone who cares approximately what they consume. The essays handle such matters as: How does natural degree up opposed to in the community grown? What are the variations among small and massive farms, and the way does that impact what you set in your dinner desk? What are you able to do to aid sustainable agriculture?

A progenitor of the gradual meals move, Wendell Berry reminds us all to make the effort to appreciate the fundamentals of what we ingest. “Eating is an agriculture act,” he writes. certainly, we're all gamers within the nutrition economy.

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