• Title : Farm City

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  • ISBN: 1594202214

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 288 pages


Farm City Description

One of New York Times Top 10 Books of 2009 Dwight Garner Captivating By turns edgy, moving, and hilarious, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore s Dilemma and Food Rules When Novella Carpenter captivated by the idea of backyard self sufficiency as the daughter of two back to the earth hippies moves to a ramshackle house in inner city Oakland and discovers a weed choked, garbage strewn abandoned lot next door, she closes her eyes and pictures heirloom tomatoes, a beehive, and a chicken coop.What starts out as a few egg laying chickens leads to turkeys, geese, and ducks And not long after, along came two 300 pound pigs And no, these charming and eccentric animals aren t pets Novella is raising these animals for dinner.An unforgettably charming memoir, full of hilarious moments, fascinating farmer s tips, and a great deal of heart, Farm City offers a beautiful mediation on what we give up to live the way we do today..



Farm City Reviews

thumbnail Title: Farm City
Author:Novella Carpenter
ISBN :1594202214
ranting: 4.5
Reviewer: 97 Reviews
Description: One of New York Times Top 10 Books of 2009 Dwight Garner Captivating By turns edgy, moving, and hilarious, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing Michael Pollan, author

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