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Summary: After the death of his grandfather, Vasil wishes the neighboring farmers to share the use of a tractor purchased by the village council. Struggling against superstition, rich landowners and nature itself, he becomes the victim of a tragic murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EAR

Latham, Irene

Summary: "In these vivid poems, blueberries are flavor-filled fireworks, cucumbers are a fleet of green submarines in a wicker sea, lettuce tastes like butter and pepper and salt, but sometimes I crunch into a leaf the very same flavor as rain. The unexpected, ingenious imagery and enticing artwork in this collection will inspire the imaginations of young readers, and show how poetry can be as fresh and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 LAT

Hamilton, Lisa M.

Contents: Sulphur Springs, Texas -- Abiquiu, New Mexico -- LaMoure, North Dakota.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.10973 HAM

Summary: Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats.There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV CLI

Summary: "Shot entirely in Siam, the film tells the story of a farmer and his family who have settled a small patch of land on the edge of the jungle. Their existence is a constant struggle against the many wild animals around, "--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp. 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHA

Summary: A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOO

Ganter, J. Carl.

Summary: With These Hands is a documentary project of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, showcasing four family farms in Leelanau County, Michigan, as they deal with the threat of residential development. The families include Mary and Whitney Lyon, Leo Ocanas, Lew Seibold and Rex Dobson of Ruby Ellen Farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GAN
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 630 GAN

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AT

Arlon, Penelope

Summary: Go on a journey down on the farm with the LEGO(R) minifigures and see fun animals and learn fun facts all about farming. You'll find great LEGO building ideas, too!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Lanier, Karen

Summary: With females as one of the fastest growing sectors of the hobby-farming community, the time is right for practical advice and guidance from women to women. Written by naturalist, gardener, and farmer-in-training Karne Lanier, this insightful volume provides inspiration and direction for fellow females with agricultural aspirations. The Woman Hobby Farmer packs a lot of wisdom and experience...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CompanionHouse Books 2017

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

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THO

Summary: Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash. Mr. Fox works as a journalist, but against the advice of Badger, his attorney, he moves his family into a larger and finer home inside a tree on a hill. The treehouse has an excellent view of the nearby farms of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Ash becomes hostile when his cousin, Kristofferson, joins the family for an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD F

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Fantastic 2010

Masumoto, David Mas.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

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

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

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

Everhart, Donna

Summary: 1950s, North Carolina. Martha 'Sonny' Creech, her two brothers, and her parents work hard on their cotton farm, but only Sonny loves the rich, dark earth the way her father does. When a tragic accident claims his life, her stricken family struggles to fend off ruin. When Frank Fowler, their rich, reclusive neighbor, offers to help finance that year's cotton crop, Sonny is sure the man has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVE

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

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

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

Summary: "All Alza Bennett wants is to get home to her estranged family for the Easter holiday. An auto mishap leaves the high-strung executive more than 700 miles short of her destination and standing on the doorstep of a grizzled, reclusive farmer named Lincoln, who's goal in life is to be left alone. After a deal is struck, the mismatched pair sets out on a three-day odyssey of misadventures along...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kelly's Filmworks 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ba

Summary: "A Swedish efficiency expert under strict orders not to interact with his subject is sent to improve a Norwegian farmer's culinary efforts. But the sly old farmer much prefers to amuse himself by impeding the timid researcher's work! Soon, in the struggle between neutral observation and the need for human interaction, the kitchen becomes a battleground!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN KIT

Summary: Follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields for Britain during WWII in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAN

Summary: Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Peter 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PET

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PET

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PET

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Pe

Summary: The award-winning true story of third-generation American farmer John Peterson's hero's journey of success, tribulation, failure and rebirth. He's not only a farmer, he's an artist too.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam Media 2008

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

Hunter, Dianna

Summary: "Dianna Hunter was a softball-loving, working-class tomboy in North Dakota, surviving the threat of the Cuban Missile Crisis and Mutually Assured Destruction in the shadow of a strategic air command base. Communists and antiwar hippies were the enemy, but lesbians were a threat, too: they were unhealthy, criminal, and downright insane. It took Dianna a while to figure out that she was one, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUNTER, DIANNA HUN