Juliana Haught's Reviews > Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness

Deeply Rooted by Lisa M. Hamilton
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Jun 17, 11

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Read from May 20 to June 14, 2011

I found this book difficult to read at times, and found myself putting it dow for several days at a time. Overall, I think it was well-written, and it reveals to us facts that most of us have forgotten or perhaps never knew. Yet, I found it depressing. The book features three different farmers/ranchers, and gives excellent insight into how agribusiness came to be and why it persists. What I found hopeful in the book was how there are those out there working the land who have held onto (or rediscovered?) wisdom, and are taking a strong stance to stay true to what's best long-term.
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