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

Editorial Review - - 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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User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

After years of spending summers at her husband's farm in southwestern Virginia, growing as much food as possible, Kingsolver and her family moved there permanently from Tucson, with a plan to spend ... Read full review

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User Review  - lisa.schureman - LibraryThing

copy I know there are those that didn't like this book as the author came across smug, self-righteous, and preachy. Would I be able to do a year through fresh food? No, I don't have the land or help ... Read full review

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User Review  - cupocofe - LibraryThing

Many a nice review have been written about this book already, both positive and negative, so I'll just add my two cents. This book definitely inspired me to grow some of the things that I eat. Whether ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

Reading this as a gardener, and at the end of a 10 day attempt to find real food to eat while travelling in the US (I live in Europe) I really enjoyed it. I must say that I think those who accuse ... Read full review

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User Review  - emblue - LibraryThing

Read part of it -- really enjoyed it, but wasn't up for finishing it right now. I'll try again at some other point. Read full review

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User Review  - berthacummins - LibraryThing

The story of the family's quest to grow a garden, eat foods grown organically from the local farmer's markets and saving money by eating healthier. Read full review

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User Review  - readingfiend - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. Interesting look at living off the land. Read full review

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

This was a life changing read. Parts of this book will remain with me for a very long time. I will not look at food the same way again. Read full review

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