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Small. Local. Organic. Misinformed.

I like food, probably a little too much. I also value good science and correct information.

There are lots of narrative threads when it comes to the story of food, and their themes have been changing over the last few decades. 845 more words

Biological

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

(Read 14/07/2016 – 26/08/2016)

I found out about this book a while ago whilst reading a number of articles on the food industry. I was always interested to read the book as I enjoy cooking food and like everyone love eating it! 1,145 more words

Just ask a bookseller!

We’re deep into tourist season, for which we’re grateful. Visitors from all points pass through our doors. We love hearing their impressions of this place, and are generally happy to answer the usual and not so usual questions we’re asked. 231 more words

Bookselling In The 21st Century

Aquaponics Garden: Thinking Outside The Tilapia

 It appears that Aquaponic Gardening in the USA is continuing to gather interest throughout the country, but it’s also facing a great deal of turnover due to the expense and fairly steep learning curve of start up.  1,590 more words

From a plant's-eye view of the development of our species

A plant’s-eye view

What if human consciousness isn’t the end-all and be-all of Darwinism?

What if we are all just pawns in corn’s clever strategy game to rule the Earth… 2,993 more words

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Butternut Squash Vegan "Quesadillas" and Colorful Cauliflower Sides

“Eat your colors” – Michael Pollan, “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual”

Having devoured the “Omnivore’s Dilemma” on my recent travels, I stopped by Read It and Eat…

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Free Chocolate Cake

That is, free from dairy, gluten and corn.

Do you have food allergies that you feel sometimes restrict you from eating? Anything? When I first learned I was allergic to gluten AND corn, the truth of it was shocking and yet I do not think I fully understood all a food allergy entails. 859 more words

Homemaking