Entries by Liz Carlisle

The Lentil Underground Comes Home to Montana, Feb 20-25

Catch Liz Carlisle, David Oien, and many of the farmers and fellow renegades featured in Lentil Underground as they revisit the scenes in the book. – In Bozeman, renegade researcher Jim Sims will be honored as part of Montana State University’s “Lentil Rush” festival – In Helena, Timeless Seeds co-founder Jim Barngrover and Helena Community […]

Vice Media’s Munchies Reports on the Lentil Underground

Turns Out Boring Old Lentils Are Surprisingly Radical By Lauren Rothman February 16, 2015 / 4:00 pm The 1970s, in America, are often remembered as a golden age of sexual, psychotropic, and musical experimentation. But the politics of the era—with Nixon taking office in 1969, an economy-devastating oil embargo in place through 1973, and the […]

Vilicus Farms Featured in ACRES

Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones-Crabtree of Vilicus Farms, two of the farmers featured in Lentil Underground, were recently profiled in ACRES magazine.  Reporter Lauren Turner generously gave permission for us to post the PDF of this article here: Sustainable Stewardship” by Lauren Turner. ACRES Magazine, February 2015

Liz Carlisle on Food and Wine Talk

Audio now online: Liz chats with Simone and Carole of Food and Wine Talk about Senator Jon Tester, why she titled her first book Lentil Underground , why she calls lentils the “Robin Hood” of the prairies” and which are her favorite lentil recipes. http://www.southfloridagourmet.com/site/radio/food-a-wine-talk-wsfg/2239-2014-07-24-23-42-05.html

More Reason to Eat Your Legumes

Food Blog Food news from the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Author: Ann Brody Guy Published on: February 9, 2015 The farmers who first introduced Missoula, Montana-native Liz Carlisle to the revolution taking place deep in her home state’s grain belt were a diverse group that included lefty liberals, fundamentalist Christians, and freewheeling […]

Plant and Plate Covers Berkeley Book Release

 Link: http://www.plantandplate.com/lentil-underground/ “Last night, I headed over to Berkeley for a talk featuring a group of organic lentil farmers from Montana, the former country music singer who wrote a book about them, and Michael Pollan. At the reception afterwards, we all drank wine and talked food politics and sampled small bites made with the heirloom lentils […]