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ISBN: 9781603583572
Year Added to Catalog: 2010
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: B&W Photos and Illustrations
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Number of Pages: 104
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: March 28, 2011
Web Product ID: 603

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About the Author

Karma Glos

Karma Glos is the daughter of homesteading parents. She majored in field biology at Evergreen State College in her home state of Washington and worked briefly for the US Forest Service studying small mammal ecology. With her husband, Michael, she has been building Kingbird Farm in upstate New York since 1996. Their successful, diverse operation includes hogs, poultry, beef, vegetables, and herbs with the help of many draft horses. She has a passion for healthful, innovative livestock husbandry practices. ...

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