Smith, A., MacKinnon, J.B. (2007). The 100-Mile Diet: a year of local eating. Toronto: Vintage Canada. p. 147-252. After a busy week, I find myself reading the second half of the 100-Mile Diet on this Easter Sunday afternoon (better late than never!) Wait a minute.. is this really my last blog post?! Time sure flies! I’m excitedly… Continue reading The 100-Mile Journey
M. 2006. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. Toronto: Penguin Group. p. 185-273 “You can’t do just one thing.” (p.225) Well, after weeks of telling myself to write my blog early, I am here yet again on Saturday afternoon wondering why I procrastinate. Cup of coffee in hand, I’m venturing back into the… Continue reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Pollan, M. 2001. The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World. Toronto: Random House. p. 113-179 “There is it, right in the middle of the word intoxication, hidden in plain sight: toxic“(p.114). Well, Michael Pollan, you did it again. Another fantastic read! After a few years of skimming through scientific papers and textbooks, I find myself truly enjoying… Continue reading In’toxic’ated?
T, Hanson. (2015). The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, & Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History. p. 143-160. Well, I find myself currently having finished drinking an iced coffee from Starbucks in order to stay awake during this reading. It turns out I didn’t even need it. Wow – Thor Hanson introduces… Continue reading Constantly Caffeinated