I am excited to share the final sequences of my personal transformation and discovery of our nation’s food system and communities. Excerpt 12.
In a land where people wore jeans, boots, and rancher hats all year round – I stuck out like a sore thumb. And I didn’t give a damn. 10 miles east of Melstone, Montana, a stiff wind barreled into my path. The air was hot – yet it felt fantastic. Excerpt 11.
I wanted to get a close look at food production within the city limits. Urban- and community-based farming is growing in popularity at an exceptional rate. Excerpt 6.
There is a war between several animal rights organizations and modern industrial agriculture. This battle is political and personal and it is spilling out into the open. On the front lines of the animal rights movement with the founder of the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York.
I began to ramble about why I was here: my quest for better knowledge about the American food system, and modern life that the self-sufficient Amish seem to offer an enviable alternative. Excerpt 4.
Why did I spend 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country to rediscover our food system? Excerpt 1.
During the summer of 2009, Nathan Winters spent 5 months traveling 4300 miles across the nation on a bicycle to rediscover our food system. Read excerpts from his unpublished book, The Uncommon Harvest.