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Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

In the past year, I've become something of a local and seasonal food evangelist. Sure, I've always shopped at farmers' markets and tried to buy produce in season. But given the current climate crisis, I've come to realize that eating food produced locally is one of the easiest and most enjoyable methods we have to reduce fuel consumption and improve both local environments and the health of our ... Read full review

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Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Cory Johnson - Goodreads

Kingsolver's prose gets me every time, novel or nonfiction. I love the way she writes. But this book will change the way you think about food. It gets a lot of negative reviews from folks who say she ... Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Tadiana ✩ Night Owl☽ - Goodreads

This books is not AT ALL in my normal wheelhouse, and I'm still scratching my head as to why I suddenly felt impelled to order it on Amazon and read it. It's non-fiction, which, nothing against non ... Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Sherree Totten - Goodreads

I read this book 8 years ago while in the midst of transitioning from an urban area to a rural farm. I know several have felt like the author was looking down her nose at people who eat bananas and ... Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

I give this book 5 stars because its cause is very close to my heart. It is an excellent primer for sustainable, local food sourcing: it provides a good overview of the issues (including problems ... Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Rosemary Rosemary - Goodreads

This book opened up a new world of local farming. I live in a farm area so the transition to buying local produce was an easy one. I just had to learn how to cook many new vegetables. It was eye opening and worth the bother. Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Amy Paget - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this nonfiction title that shows how nvelist Barbara Kingsolver and her family became locavores for a year. I skipped many of the political notes to concentrate on the family's experience. I recommend this title for anyone who is considering eating locally. Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Emily Gaddie - Goodreads

I wanted to give this book 5 stars and 1 star at various points while reading. Kingsolver has always been one of my favorite authors. I commend her for being a hard worker, caring deeply about the ... Read full review

Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

User Review  - Elyse - Goodreads

Makes me want to dig up my yard to make a vegetable garden. It's a shame I have a bad back. Will have to remain happy with my small herb patch. Living in the Garden State of New Jersey is a huge ... Read full review

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