From Farm to Table

So I have this oddball fascination with farming. Did I grow up on a farm? No. I’m a city/suburban girl, and I’m much more familiar with the ways of the Suburban Mall Shopper on a Saturday than I am with how to milk a Holstein or harvest a wheat crop. I’m not sure where my farming fascination comes from, but I do know that this thing I have with farming made me totally happy to be editing Start to Finish: Food! This new series is all about how food goes from farm to table. In it, young readers (and older readers, too) will learn

how wheat turns into bread
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how peanuts are made into peanut butter
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how cows use energy from grass to produce milk
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how maple sap becomes syrup
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and, my personal favorites, how cocoa beans make rich, creamy chocolate (yum!) and how milk turns into sweet, frosty ice cream (oh, how I wish I had some right now).

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Take a peek at Start to Finish: Food. I hope you have just as much fun reading these as I did editing them!