I am reviewing two books, and it is tough work. Mostly it is tough because taking the time to thoroughly go through these books and give them a solid look is hard given all the other stuff I'm doing; they're very interesting works.
The first is by Catherine Phillips, Saving More Than Seeds: Practices and Politics of Seed Saving, for the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development .
The second is by a local author, Dan Osborne, Alaska's Tanana Valley Railroads. Both will go to the John Trigg Ester Library when I'm done reviewing them. JAFSCD gets my review of Phillips' book, but I'll post the review of Dan's book here.
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