Catherine Rondina

Books

Dear Tomato: An International Crop of Food and Agriculture Poems

Dear Tomato: An International Crop of Food and Agriculture Poems. A great collection of poems about food and agriculture.

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Bursting with flavor and just the right infusion of insight, Dear Tomato: An International Crop of Food and Agriculture Poems presents a collection of poems from thirty-four writers on the most universal topic of all: food.

Featuring a wide assortment of styles, from haiku to acrostics to free verse, these poems touch on topics that range from lighthearted to seriously thought-provoking.

Whether the focus of the poem is a child’s battle over eating peas or a celebration of fair trade, this collection introduces kids to a fresh new view of where their food comes from. They’ll love following along as they track what they eat—from a tiny seed all the way to the fork that brings it to their mouth!