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作者 Preston, Brent, 1969- author
書名 The new farm : our ten years on the front lines of the good food revolution / Brent Preston
出版項 New York : Abrams Press, [2018]
國際標準書號 9781419731082 (hardback)
1419731084 (hardback)
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 歐美所圖書館3F西文書區  631.584 P9267 2018    到期 05-01-21  -  30500101556085
說明 279 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm
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附註 Originally published by Random House of Canada in 2017
Buying the farm -- Baby steps -- School of hard knocks -- The groundhog wars -- A world of pain -- The culinary world -- Castration 101 -- Learning to work -- Cash cropping -- Los muchanchos -- The stop -- Small is beautiful
"After years of working at the ends of the earth in human rights and development, Brent Preston and his wife were die-hard city dwellers. But when their second child arrived, the shine came off urban living. In 2003 they bought a hundred acres and a rundown farmhouse and set out to build a real farm, one that would sustain their family, nourish their community, heal their environment, and turn a profit. The New Farm is Preston's memoir of a decade of grinding toil and perseverance. Farming is a complex and precarious business, and they made plenty of mistakes along the way. But as they learned how to grow food, and to succeed at the business of farming, they also found that a small, sustainable, organic farm could be an engine for change, a path to a more just and sustainable food system. Today, The New Farm supplies top restaurants, supports community food banks, hosts events with leading chefs, and grows extraordinary produce. Told with humor and heart, The New Farm is a joy, a passionate book by an important new voice."--
主題 Preston, Brent, 1969-
Organic farmers -- Canada -- Biography
Organic farming -- Canada
Farms, Small -- Canada
Sustainable agriculture
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