Check out this poignant, hilarious blog from Chris Oien, whose dad Dave is the main character of Lentil Underground. Chris reflects on what he’s learned from his father, how it applies to his work as a nonprofit professional, and what it’s like when somebody writes a book about your dad! http://www.ynpntwincities.org/blog/2015/1/14/lessons-learned-from-the-lentil-underground.html
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About Liz Carlisle
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Liz Carlisle contributed a whooping 79 entries.
Entries by Liz Carlisle
Who knew Evan Kleiman was a Timeless Seeds fan from the beginning? http://www.evankleiman.com/book-review-lentil-underground-liz-carlisle/
Writer Katherine Seligman interviews author Liz Carlisle and her mentor Michael Pollan, to get the story behind the book: http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2015-01-08/spilling-beans-new-book-blows-lid-montanas-organic-lentil
The Lentil Underground is coming to a campus, bookstore, speaker series, or restaurant near you! Check the events page for details.
I love when things work out like this. A couple months ago, Alison Harmon (the professor behind Lentils: Gems in the Treasure State) told me she knew a graduate student at Montana State University who might be able to make us a book trailer. She introduced me by email to Marcus Hockett, who promptly set […]
Just out from my colleagues at UC Berkeley: “A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by UC Berkeley researchers, also found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops […]
Tracie McMillan reports on “The New Face of Hunger”: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/hunger/ Note the infographic at the bottom, which connects the dots between crop subsidies and diet-related disease.
Watch for my op-ed in the NYT on Thanksgiving Day. Gratitude to all the farmers working hard to bring positive change to our food system. I’ll be thinking of you as I sit down to the table. UPDATE: here’s the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/27/opinion/the-downside-of-eating-too-locally.html
Congratulations to Alison Harmon, Michael Fox, and Marcy Gaston on the publication of Lentils: Gems in the Treasure State! This is a great comprehensive resource on lentil nutrition and culinary uses, for everybody from foodservice directors to home cooks. Check it out
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