The following is an audio excerpt from the new audio book High Steaks: Why and How to Eat Less Meat by author Eleanor Boyle and narrated by Ann M. Richardson.
High Steaks: Why and How to Eat Less Meat takes a critical look at how North Americans consume meat and the long-term ecological problems that affect personal health and community well-being from those practices and points to progressive ways we can cut back on meat and also consume meat in a more sustainable and ecologically responsible manner.
Boyle departs from the traditional narrative of abstaining from eating meat to one that promotes education and awareness of meat production discussing topics such as climate change and food policy and in doing creates a more inclusive conversation. Boyle's expertise in sustainabiliy and food policy makes this often divisive topic one of balance, clarity and consideration.
This audio excerpt is made possible by independent Canadian audiobook publishers Post Hypnotic Press and is presented in celebration of Audiobook Month to promote awareness and visibility of alternate forms of media. Post Hypnotic Press presents a growing catalogue of audio titles from social justice to sustainability to radical education theory and creates another avenue for readers to enjoy books.
The Book Lounge would like to specially thank The Tyee for their help and work in this collaboration and exposure to this audiobook.
This book was originally published in print form by New Society Publishers
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