From the Ground up

From the Ground up

A Food-grower's Education in Life, Love, and the Movement That's Changing the Nation

Book - 2013
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When Jeanne Nolan, a teenager in search of a less materialistic, more authentic existence, left Chicago in 1987 to join a communal farm, she had no idea that her decades-long journey would lead her to the heart of a movement that is currently changing our nation's relationship to food. Now a leader in the sustainable food movement, Nolan shares her story in From the Ground Up, helping us understand the benefits of organic gardening-- or the environment, our health, our wallets, our families, and our communities.
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812992991
0812992997
Characteristics: xix, 282 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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deuxstepper
Nov 22, 2016

Read and enjoyed thoroughly this book, November 2016.

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aurora013
Dec 05, 2013

How an idealistic woman found herself.

sbkaur Nov 25, 2013

Autobiography of a woman who wanted to "Simplify, simplify", and left her family when she was 17 to join a communal organic farm. She returns to her parents 17 years later, with much hard-earned knowledge of organic farming, to a society that has changed and appreciates organic produce. Through determination, hard work and assistance from her family, Jeanne Nolan has been able to adapt to current social and economic conditions and start a thriving organic farming business.

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