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Book Data

ISBN: 9781890132569
Year Added to Catalog: 2000
Book Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 250 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 189013256X
Release Date: February 1, 2000
Web Product ID: 302

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Wendell Berry vi
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction ix
1 Green Fields, Red Ink 3
2 For Amber Waves of Green 27
3 Our Hidden Wound 48
4 The failure of Agricultural Education 56
5 Traditional Farming 77
6 Knowing One's Place 100
7 The Future: More Farmers, Not Fewer 106
8 An Ecologically Sane Farm 121
9 Amish Economics 130
10 A Horse-drawn Economy 141
11 The Barn Raising 154
12 Not So Friendly Persuasion 163
13 A Patriarch Passes 170
14 A Woodcutter's Pleasures 176
15 The Pond at the Center of the Universe
16 My Wilderness 201
17 I'm Glad I'm Not a "Real" Farmer 209
18 Going to Market on a Warm Day in November 216
19 Looking for a Midwestern Culture 227
20 The Folly of Trying to Repress the Agrarian Impulse 235
21 The Wheel of Life Turns Round and Round 246


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