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Fields of Farmers Discussion and Read-Along Schedule
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It sounds like we have enough of us interested in reading this book together to make it an interesting discussion. So, here’s what I’m thinking for schedule: Friday,  November 8 – Discussion on Chapters 1 and 2 – “What’s the Big Deal?” Section Friday, November 15 – Discussions on Chapters 3 and 4 – “Especially … Read the Rest

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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: Food Safety
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Preserving Embryonic Entrepreneurs Chapter 16 Discussion In the chapter, Joel talks about how we do not preserve the freedom for embryonic entrepreneurs to access the marketplace today like we did years ago when the “big guys” were getting their start. Do you think this is fair? “It’s a log easier to be against something than … Read the Rest

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Holy Cows & Hog Heaven: Globalism and Cheap Food
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Decentralization, Bioregionalism,  Globalism Chapter 13 Discussion What are you thoughts on this chapter? It’s your turn to ask the questions. 🙂   Cheap Food Chapter 14 Discussion “Cheap Food is only an illusion.” Do you agree with this statement? Should local food be cheaper? How? Is price everything? What do you look at to make … Read the Rest

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Holy Cows & Hog Heaven: Seasons and Forgiveness
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Eating in Sync with the Season Chapter 11 Discussion What are you thoughts on this chapter? Is Joel crazy to expect every American to can their own food and own big chest freezers? What would the world look like if we did? What do you currently do to eat with the season? Be Appreciate and … Read the Rest

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Holy Cows & Hog Heaven Discussion: Connected to your kitchen
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Be Connected Chapter 9 Discussion In this chapter, Joel says, “It’s time to take personal responsibility and realize joining causes might assuage your guilt, but it won’t do any good.” Do you agree with this statement? He goes on to talk about a couple from Canada who spent a whole year souring local foods so … Read the Rest

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Holy Cows & Hog Heaven Discussion: East vs. West
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First, I would like to apologize for posting this so late. I have no excuse other than I got busy and neglected to do so. I hope that you will take the time to visit each of the discussions for this book. East vs. West Chapter 7 Discussion Joel writes, “Eastern thought provides the moral … Read the Rest

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Discussion for Made from Scratch – part 2
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We’re continuing our discussion on Made From Scratch by Jenna Woginrich. Jump in whenever you would like! Responsibility Jenna says in her preface, “The work in this book isn’t about playing farmer, it’s about being more responsible for the tasks we’ve become numb to.” Is it a boon to us that food is available all … Read the Rest

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Discussion for Made from Scratch – part 1
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Made from Scratch

The Polyface Farm Chicks’ book club are reading Made from Scratch this month and next (June & July).  Jenna Woginrich has promised to drop by at some point during the next two months and join the discussions.  Here is the first discussion question. Even if you haven’t started reading the book yet, this one is … Read the Rest

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Discussions for The Dirty Life (Question #11)
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This is the final discussion question for The Dirty Life by Kristen Kimball. Feel free to go back and visit past discussions at your leisure. Link to these are at the bottom of this post. Question #11 Kristin write that there are types of marriages: the comfortable kind and the fiery kind.  Do you agree? … Read the Rest

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