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Beth Hoffman

Beth Hoffman

Beth Hoffman has reported on food and agriculture for 25 years, airing on NPR, publishing in The Guardian and Civil Eats, and blogging as the “Hungry Hack” for Hoffman now raises grass-finished beef with her husband, John, on a 570-acre farm in Iowa. Her book Bet the Farm is a first-hand account of the perils of the modern American food system and an exploration of more just and sustainable ways of producing food.

Featured Book: Bet the Farm: The Dollars and Sense of Growing Food in America



  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 1:30 p.m. – Betting the Farm: A Conversation with Author Beth HoffmanMulti-Use Rehearsal South (195A), Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 3:00 p.m. – How to Fix FarmingBrookings Public Library Cooper Rooms A & B, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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