PBS.org’s roundup of the five best books on food published in May includes Will Allen’s THE GOOD FOOD REVOLUTIO, along with books by James Beard and Michelle Obama. Here’s what their website has to say:
A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur “Genius Award” winner is building a new food system that can feed—and heal—broken communities. Will Allen spent years in professional basketball and as an executive for KFC and Procter & Gamble. However, Allen cashed in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot a half mile away from Milwaukee’s largest public housing project. Read Will’s personal journey, and a grassroots movement that is changing the way our nation eats.