February Book Club: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver Kingsolver

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Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Thanks to our global market, even during the winter we can find our favorite non-seasonal produce in the supermarket. Now that eating locally is trending, should we feel guilty for eating fresh peaches in the dead of winter?

In our second book club selection for February, we’re reading about Barbara Kingsolver’s journey to only live off her land as documented in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. In more detail:

Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life—vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is an enthralling narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat.

For this book club selection, From Left to Write is proud to partner with Stonyfield a company that offers certified organic yogurt, smoothies, milk and much  more.  Stonyfield advocates that healthy food can only come from a healthy planet and is engaged in educating people on eating healthy.

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Join us on February 21 as our From Left to Write members and Stonyfield’s YoGetters discuss Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. You’ll also have the opportunity to join a Stonyfield expert to chat about healthy eating and healthy living. Learn more about Stonyfield on their Facebook page.

Have you read Kingsolver’s memoir? How do you try to eat healthy?

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