Letter to a Young Farmer
Gene Logsdon is the best kind of teacher: equal parts storyteller, idealist and rabble-rouser. In his final book of essays, the self-described "contrary farmer" addresses the next generation of small-scale "garden farmers" seeking a better way of life. With his trademark with and irreverent humor, Logsdon reminds us that small-scale farming isn't defined by accumulating wealth but by recognizing nature's beauty, cherishing the land, respecting our fellow creatures, and valuing rural traditions.
Logsdon's vision of a nation filled with garden farmers will resonate with both the young and old, farmer and non-farmer, as it encourages anyone who longs to create a more sustainable, meaningful life for themselves and a better world for all of us.
Copyright 2017, softcover, 232 pages
My Farmer, My Customer
New! Learn from Marty Travis's experiences converting the Spence Farm into one of the most successful farming co-ops in the United States today.