Entries by Liz Carlisle

Five Reasons to Love Lentils

Liz Carlisle Organic Matters, Spring 2015 They’re not the charismatic megafauna of the supermarket. But while we’ve been focused on kale, chia seeds, coconut water, and the dazzling array of organic produce that’s recently entered common parlance, they’ve been waiting for us over in the bulk section. Organic lentils. I know what you’re thinking. Lentils […]

Lentil Underground in the Midwest

Here’s where to find Liz Carlisle and David Oien this Earth Week and beyond: April 20 – Ann Arbor, Michigan – for a special discussion and dinner event hosted by University of Michigan’s Sustainable Food Program. April 21 – East Lansing, Michigan – for a talk and reception hosted by Michigan State’s Sustainable Agriculture and […]

Lentil Underground on the Heritage Radio Network

Liz Carlisle talks to the Heritage Radio Network’s Erin Fairbanks about the beginnings of the Lentil Underground movement, the importance of mid-scale organic farming, and the experience that inspired her to write the book. Listen here: http://www.heritageradionetwork.org/category_posts/1209-Lentil-Underground

UC Food Observer on Lentil Underground

Liz Carlisle talks to UC Food Observer Rose Hayden-Smith about some of the food issues to watch in the 2016 election cycle, the role of land-grant universities in transitioning to a more sustainable agriculture, and some of the exciting student research she’s learned about on her travels: http://ucfoodobserver.com/2015/04/07/qa-liz-carlisle/

Anna Lappe’s Q&A with Liz Carlisle for #realfoodreads

When Anna Lappe launched her #realfoodreads book club, with Lentil Underground as the inaugural title, she solicited questions for a Q&A with author Liz Carlisle.  The result?  A rollicking discussion between the two authors, covering everything from nitrogen fixation to Foucault! Check it out here: http://annalappe.com/2015/03/liz-carlisle-qa/