Taking Root Student Symposium – Suggested Reading

Attending the Taking Root Student Symposium?

We are happy to share some reading ideas to get you excited and prepare you for the range of topics covered at Taking Root on October 28th at UVM – take a look! For more information about the Symposium, please refer to last week’s post.

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Books

 

Name Author
The Town that Food Saved Ben Hewitt
Keeping Supper Safe Ben Hewitt
Family Drives (Poetry) Leland Kinsey
Northern Borders (Fiction) Howard Frank Mosher
Farm to Table: The Essential Guide to Sustainable Food Systems for Students, Professionals, and Consumers Lyndon Virkler
Darryl Benjamin
Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today Amy B. Trubek
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Barbara Kingsolver
The Dirty Life Kristen Kimball
This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader Joan Dye Gussow
Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness, and the Future of Life on Earth John Robbins
Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet Anna Lappe
Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children Ann Cooper
The Third Plate Dan Barber
Gaia’s Garden Toby Hemenway
Cooked Michael Pollan
The One Straw Revolution Masanobu Fukuoka

 

Articles & Short Readings

Name Author
The Real Work (Poem) Wendell Berry
Marshall Washer (Poem) Hayden Carruth
The Pleasures of Eating Wendell Berry
How School Food Purchases Are Moving The Needle For The Local Food Movement Nicole Rasul
Get real: an analysis of student preference for food Jennifer Porter David Conner Jane Kolodinsky Amy Trubek
Vermont’s Farm to Table Strategic Plan  
New England Food Vision  
Contemporary Studies in Environmental and Indigenous Pedagogies

 

 

 

Films

Name
Broken Limbs
Temple Grandin (2010)
The Farm Bill Food Battle
The Greenhorns
Queen of the Sun
The Real Dirt on Farmer John

 

Podcasts

Name Host
For the Wild Ayana Young
Regenerative Agriculture John Kempf
Farmer to Farmer Chris Blanchard
How I Built This Guy Raz

 

 

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