Folks, This Ain't Normal Ch 4-5
Now we’re getting somewhere! Chapter 4 is all about the ridiculous amounts of pakaging we use for food. Salatin brings up the most obvious points about people being over sterilized and the mountains of waste we create with our germophobia. I’m often enraged by grocery store produce that is wrapped in plastic and Styrofoam. I want to touch that produce, not stare at it. I should be...
Folks, This Ain't Normal Ch 1-3
I started out loving this book, but the more I read the less I am enjoying it. I agree with many of Salatin’s points, but I think he’s kind of a jerk. He clearly thinks women belong in the kitchen and men in the field. He also seems to dislike anyone who disagrees with him, and he seems to think that if you don’t agree with him, you’re probably an idiot. As a reader, I...
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