Book Review: Fields That Dream A Journey to the Roots of Our Food by Jenny Kurzweil

Fulcrum Publishing, 2005, 224 pages, $14.95

Fields That Dream weaves the compelling stories of a diverse array of small-scale sustainable farmers with a surprisingly readable socio-political history of the current state of American agriculture. Through candid conversations with farmers from Seattle's University District Farmers' Market, Kurzweil explores the joys and hardships of farming, leaving the reader with a profound respect for the dedication of people struggling to reconnect with the land and the origins of our food.