Organic Food and Farming Summit 2018

Last weekend, we attended the second annual Organic Food and Farming Summit hosted by Florida Organic Growers in Gainesville, Florida. It was great to meet with local farmers and display a collection of our books on gardening, cooking, and foodways in Florida. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to visit us at our table!    … Continue reading Organic Food and Farming Summit 2018

Organic Food and Farming Summit 2017

Last week, we attended the inaugural Organic Food and Farming Summit hosted by Florida Organic Growers in Gainesville, Florida. We had a great time showing off our colorful selection of books on cooking, food, and foodways in Florida. We enjoyed meeting many of the state's organic growers and advocates, some of whom even found their … Continue reading Organic Food and Farming Summit 2017

When Tobacco Was King

When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont Evan P. Bennett In When Tobacco Was King, Evan Bennett examines the agriculture of tobacco, the South's original staple crop. Advances in technology and shifts in labor and farming policy have altered the way of life for tobacco farmers, but rather than putting an … Continue reading When Tobacco Was King