Big Kids Books
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A fascinating and well-crafted read for omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike. Tovar Cerulli grew up hunting. Then he became a vegetarian. And then, a vegan. For many, many, many years. Until his doctor advised him that his body needed to get some animal protein, and he slowly began to incorporate meat back into his diet. [...]
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table by Tracie McMillan
Did you know that the average household income of Applebee’s customers is $50,000? Eating out there can add up to a big percentage of income. Writer Tracie McMillan does as the title suggests – goes undercover working in grape fields, working as a stocker at Walmart, and an expeditor at Applebee’s to better understand how [...]
A few weeks ago, I made my bittersweet return to North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains from Burgundy, France. I feel at home in both of these regions, so I hardly regret leaving one for the other. After my last several-month stint in Dijon though, I’ve started revisiting the writings of fellow Francophiles whose words continuously [...]