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Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies Book Club


Wednesday May 27, 6-8 PM

Come discuss a wonderful book by physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes. Dr. Holmes lived and worked with Oaxacan migrant workers as they traveled between Mexico, Washington State and California over the course of two years. He illuminates experiences of border crossing, berry harvesting, running a family farm, and trying to stay healthy as a farm worker. He shares stories, observations, and analysis of our food system and the challenges faced by those who make it possible.

RSVP via email to your Board Secretary, Heidi, at heidi.olejnik@peoples.coop.

Then, get a hold of the book one of several ways:

-Order through your favorite online book dealer, or directly from the publisher at: http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520275140

-Check with your public library.

-To make this event maximally accessible to all, we are offering 5 FREE copies to the first 5 Member-Owners who respond with a request to Heidi in their RSVP.

-We also have seven copies available to borrow from the People's Lending Library on a first come first served basis (please return them promptly).

 

Come share your take-aways, insights, and thoughts about your own role in the food production system. Let's learn together and explore how we might improve things, starting here at home.

 

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