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Book Review – The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food

By Jen Risley (November 8, 2012)

The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food by Janisse Ray (Chelsea Green Publishing, VT)

Book Review by Willard William, Co-owner of The Toadstool Bookshops

Originally Published in the Monadnock Table Magazine

While the wordplay of the title “The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food” is a tad too clever, the book itself is a fascinating look at the movement to preserve thousands of heirloom plant varieties for the future.  But before delving into her interviews of more than a dozen revolutionary seed savers, Janisse Ray gives us compelling reasons to be grateful for their efforts.  Keep reading this article on page 31 of the Fall 2012 Monadnock Table.


Editor’s Note: In December 2012, we’re raffling off a free copy of “The Seed Underground” donated by The Toadstool Bookshops.  To enter the raffle, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter today!

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