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Tate, Nikki

Summary: Looks at farming and the ways that children from different cultures help in the production and distribution of food around the world, with attention paid to environmental and food supply issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 630 Tat

Summary: The farmers market is fascinating all throughout the year! Discover which fruits and vegetables you can find in winter, spring, summer, and fall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AT

Summary: The Jordan family has farmed in Iowa for generations. Due to the crisis of the '80s and '90s, they are in danger of losing the farm. One of the daughters comes back home to document the extraordinary efforts the family makes to keep their farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRO

Hilty, Steven L.

Summary: With very few people engaged in agriculture today, it is no surprise that most Americans have little understanding of the challenges that modern farmers face. This book provides readers a glimpse into life on a modern Missouri farm where a variety of grains, grass seed, corn, and cattle are produced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363 HIL

Summary: Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Among others, Fresh features urban farmer and activist Will Allen, sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, and supermarket owner David Ball.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ripple Effect Productions 2012

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Thompson, Charles D., (Charles Dillard)

Summary: "An intimate portrait of the joys and hardships of rural life, as one man searches for community, equality, and tradition in Appalachia. Charles D. Thompson, Jr. was born in southwestern Virginia into an extended family of small farmers. Yet as he came of age he witnessed the demise of every farm in his family. Over the course of his own life of farming, rural education, organizing, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THO

Gray, Shelley Shepard.

Summary: Randall Beiler is angry when his brother hires Elizabeth Nolt, the woman whose heart Randall broke, as a housekeeper on their family farm, but when he learns of her hard financial situation he knows it is the right thing to do, and may even give him a second chance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Inspire an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Genoways, Ted

Summary: "The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children. But as the handoff nears, their small family farm--and their entire way of life--are under siege.Beyond the threat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GEN

Crawford, Arlo.

Summary: "An intimate, gorgeously observed memoir about family and farming that forms a powerful lesson in the hard-earned risks that make life worth living. The summer he was thirty-one, Arlo Crawford returned home for the summer harvest at New Morning Farm--seventy-five acres tucked in a hollow in south-central Pennsylvania where his parents had been growing organic vegetables for almost forty years....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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Rendon, Marcie R.

Contents: 1. The magic of the market -- 2. Meet two farm families -- 3. Getting ready for market day -- 4. To market -- 5. Fall harvest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 381.18 REN

Masumoto, David Mas.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.2584 MAS

Moll, James.

Summary: Examines the lives of several young farmers as they take on the daily challenges of running their family farms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anderson Merchandisers Lp. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fa

Foster, Marilee

Summary: A fifth-generation farmer from the Hamptons observes the transformation of plant and animal life on her land through the changing seasons and in the face of residential development.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridge Works Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.9747 FOS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 SMA

Hildebrand, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.6155 HIL

Allio, Kirstin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Brox, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.272 BRO

Pritchard, Forrest.

Summary: Upon discovering that months of backbreaking work and five freight cars' worth of glittering corn have reaped his family's farm a profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard, fresh out of college, resolves to take matters into his own hands. What ensues--through a series of hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is a crash course in sustainable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 630.92 Pritchard 2013

Versluis, Arthur

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.9774 VER

Summary: Wherever you live - farm, suburb, or even city - The Homesteading Handbook will show you how to embrace a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Learn to plan, plant, and harvest your own organic garden. Enjoy fruits and vegetables year-round by canning, drying, and freezing. Build and install alternate energy devices such as solar panels or geothermal heat pumps. Who doesn't want to shrink their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 HOM

Summary: "In a little town in upstate New York, a close-knit family struggles over many decades to hold onto a small dairy farm. With extraordinary candor and heartbreaking intimacy, this poignant documentary brings to light the true story of an American family: their hopes and dreams, their triumphs over tragedy, the modern conflicts that divide them and the love that binds them together. At the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Morninglight Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Coffman, Steven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons & Burford 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.782 COF

Jackson, Jacqueline

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TriQuarterly Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.587 JAC

Brox, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 BRO