9780762787258

Gaining Ground: A Story Of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, And Saving The Family Farm

Pritchard, Forrest; Salatin, Joel

ISBN 10: 0762787252 / 0-7627-8725-2
ISBN 13: 9780762787258
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: 2013
Binding: Softcover
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One fateful day in 1996, after discovering that five freight cars' worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard vows to save his family's farm. What ensues--through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is a crash course in sustainable agriculture. Pritchard's biggest ally is his renegade father, who initially questions his son's career choice and rejects organic foods for sugary mainstream fare. But just when the farm starts to turn heads at local farmers' markets, his father's health takes a turn for the worse. With poetry and humor, this inspiring memoir tugs on the heartstrings and feeds the soul long after the last page is turned.

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