- The book is the third Common Book selected under Winthrop’s Global Learning Initiative, a five-year plan designed to improve students’ global knowledge, attitudes and engagement.
- University College Dean Gloria Jones said she and members of Winthrop’s Common Book Committee wanted a book that focused on an issue of global concern. This year’s selection was food.
Winthrop University, "Common Book For Fall Covers Food and How It Arrives at Our Plates" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 80.