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"The Omnivore's Dilemma: Industrial Corn", a Reflection on Part I

The first section of Pollan’s book was a read that I just couldn’t put down. His tenacity in his approach to his mission and commitment to relaying accurate and scientifically founded information just isn’t something that you come across as often as you would hope. 1,686 more words

The Wild Life Blog

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


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