Julia Rothman’s book Farm Anatomy illustrates the images you see around the farm and how things work, via The Atlantic

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This week the food issue for the New Yorker is released, read about king’s meals, food politics, foraging, etc, via New Yorker.

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Video: take an adventure with an entomophagist, an insect eater, via The Perennial Plate.

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I hate book tours. I hate leaving my house. But years ago when I was interviewing David McCullough for my book Wooden Boats, he noted how he hears that from authors all the time and said in his typical exuberant way, and with that inimitable voice, “I love book tours!” It helps that he is universally adored, of course, and is a fine and generous man fawned over wherever he appears. But I thought of him on my return from Durham and Chapel Hill where Anton Zuiker—communications director for Duke Medical Center 9 to 5, and journalist, blogger, husband, dad, angel and friend at all other hours—masterminded a book tour stop for me, in honor of Ruhlman’s Twenty, in the unlikely area known as the Research Triangle. The diversity of what one does to promote Read On »

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Butcher shops are popping up all around the country with staff who know their cuts and where their animals are from, via NYT.

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