Good Food Book Club

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Join us in reading the September Co-op Good Food Book Club book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet by Kristin Ohlson. The Book Club will meet Sunday, September 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. at a member’s private residence to discuss The Soil Will Save Us. Email bookclub@moscowfood.coop for more information and directions. What is the most singular and unique thing about the Palouse Region? One could rightfully argue that it is our soil. The Palouse fields and hills hide a remarkable substratum; Palouse soils are deeper than Olympic diving pools. And they’re among the richest, most generative soils in the world. Our deep dirt derives from a violent history of massive ice dam breaches, repeated over thousands of years during the last ice age. Known as The Missoula Floods, these herculean deluges dumped immense masses of soil right here beneath us as the waters from behind the colossal ice age dams crashed out across the landscape in unimaginably huge torrents…

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Come join us to discuss The Soil Will Save Us (Rodale, 2014) by Kristin Ohlson on Sunday, September 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. Remember to email bookclub@moscowfood.coop for the meeting location and directions and/or to receive email reminders about the Good Food Book Club. The Soil Will Save Us is also available through your local library. Check out the area’s local used bookstores or visit BookPeople of Moscow where Book Club members receive a discount.

- Rachel Clark, Co-op Good Food Book Club Volunteer Coordinator