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Author Preston, Brent, 1969- author.

Title The new farm : our ten years on the front lines of the good food revolution / Brent Preston.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Press, 2018.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  631.584 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  631.584 PRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 320 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm
Summary 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 Prestons 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
Subject Preston, Brent, 1969-
Organic farmers -- Canada -- Biography.
Organic farming -- Canada.
Farms, Small -- Canada.
Sustainable agriculture.
ISBN 9781419731082
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