Book Review: Recipe for America by Jill Richardson

Book Review: Recipe for America by Jill Richardson

If you are tired of obesity, not knowing what is in your food, and politics that make food unhealthy than read this book! Jill Richardson shares insights into some of our biggest agricultural problems and provides solutions we can implement today, not in 2050.

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If you are tired of obesity, not knowing what is in your food, and politics that make food unhealthy than read this book! Jill Richardson shares insights into some of our biggest agricultural problems and provides solutions we can implement today, not in 2050. “Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It” is full of great information and at only 184 pages an easy read. RecipeForAmerica.org

The book starts off slow with a little too much tech-talk for my over-read brain, but halfway through the first chapter I was hooked as the tone became more relatable. She discusses sustainable agriculture, eating more locally grown food, the food we allow in our children’s schools, urban gardening, food safety measures, the health of farmers and agricultural workers, and finding the balance between regulating large agri-corps vs. small or family farms.

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