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

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

Label
Letter to a young farmer : how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm
Title
Letter to a young farmer
Title remainder
how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm
Statement of responsibility
Gene Logsdon ; foreword by Wendell Berry
Title variation
How to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Discusses the author's vision of a nation filled with small-scale "garden farmers" creating a more sustainable, meaningful life for themselves
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Writing style
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Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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Logsdon, Gene
Dewey number
338.10973
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
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1934-
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Berry, Wendell
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True
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  • Agriculture
  • Farm life
  • Agriculture
  • Farm life
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • COOKING / Essays
  • GARDENING / Essays
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Target audience
adult
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how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm
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Label
Letter to a young farmer : how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm, Gene Logsdon ; foreword by Wendell Berry
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No such thing as the "American Farmer" -- Farming is all about the 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 -- Finding 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 is part of garden farming -- The wild-plant explorers -- The most stubborn farmer of us all -- Have we deflowered our virgin soils? -- The ressurection 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)
Control code
ocn960444351
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781603587259
Lccn
2016050357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960444351
Label
Letter to a young farmer : how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm, Gene Logsdon ; foreword by Wendell Berry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No such thing as the "American Farmer" -- Farming is all about the 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 -- Finding 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 is part of garden farming -- The wild-plant explorers -- The most stubborn farmer of us all -- Have we deflowered our virgin soils? -- The ressurection 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)
Control code
ocn960444351
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781603587259
Lccn
2016050357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960444351

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