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Letter to a young farmer : how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm / Gene Logsdon ; foreword by Wendell Berry.

Logsdon, Gene, (author.). Berry, Wendell, 1934- (writer of foreword.).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 338.109 LOG (Text) 33187004186975 Nonfiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 338.1 LOG (Text) 38650833378415 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton 338.109 Log (Text) 30890000625150 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 338.109 LOG (Text) 78731000507963 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 338.1 LOGSDON (Text) 33946003244477 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781603587259
  • ISBN: 160358725X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 210 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
No such thing as "The American Farmer" -- Farming is all about money, even when it isn't -- The economic decentralization of nearly everything -- The ripening of a "rurban" culture -- The barns at the center of the garden farm universe -- Backyard sheep -- Hauling livestock : the ultimate test of your farming mettle -- The cow stable : Health spa of the future -- The rise of the modern plowgirl -- Fining and keeping a new age farm partner -- Big data and robot farming -- The invasion of the paranoids -- One cow's forage is another cow's poison -- Pasture farming as part of garden farming -- The wild-plant explorers -- The most stubborn farmer of us all -- Have we deflowered our virgin soils? -- The resurrection of a really free market -- Artisanal food in the new age of farming -- Why fake steak won't ever rule the meat market -- The homebodies -- If Michelangelo had to drive to work -- A fable about the end of "Get big or get out" -- The real background behind the fading of industrial farming -- In praise of rural simplicity (whatever that is).
Summary, etc.:
In his final book of essays - completed just weeks before he died - self-described "contrary farmer" Gene Logsdon addresses the next generation of small-scale "garden farmers" seeking a better way of life.--COVER.
Subject: Agriculture > United States > Anecdotes.
Farm life > United States > Anecdotes.

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