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Letters to a young farmer

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Letters to a young farmer

on food, farming, and our future

by Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural literature

  • About the Edition

    Letters to a Young Farmer is both a compelling history and a vital road map - a reckoning of how we eat and farm; how the two can come together to build a more sustainable future; and why now, more than ever before, we need farmers.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesOn food, farming, and our future
    StatementStone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture ; Martha Hodgkins, editor ; illustrations by Chris Wormell
    ContributionsHodgkins, Martha, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.A39 L48 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 pages
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27233476M
    ISBN 101616895306
    ISBN 109781616895303
    LC Control Number2016013820
    OCLC/WorldCa946579945

      Letters to a Young Farmer aims to help beginning farmers succeed through advice and encouragement, while inspiring all who work in or care about the food system. Among the 36 contributors to the book are thought leaders Barbara Kingsolver, Bill McKibben, Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, Temple Grandin, Wendell Berry, Rick Bayless, and Marion Nestle.   During my travels around Southeast Asia, I picked up a new book called Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and our Future. It is a collection of letters by a slew of farmers, chefs, authors, and business leaders trying to advocate the younger generation to get engaged in the farming industry. The book caters to a very specific audience.

    Follow us on social media @stonebarns for more stories about the book, young farmers and the future of food and farming. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture just released Letters to a Young Farmer, a book which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food system in an anthology of essays and letters. The United States is on the cusp of the largest retirement of farmers in U.S. history, with more farmers over the age of 75 than between the ages of 35 and

      Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture just released Letters to a Young Farmer, a book which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food Author: Danielle Nierenberg. Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, and community. Three dozen esteemed writers, farmers, chefs, activists, and visionaries address the highs and lows of farming life--as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed--in vivid and personal detail.


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Letters to a young farmer by Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Letters to a Young Farmer, the first book from Stone Barns Center. Featuring contributions from Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, Barbara Kingsolver and more. Featuring contributions from Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, Barbara Kingsolver and more.

Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, and community.

Three dozen esteemed writers, farmers, chefs, activists, and visionaries address the highs and lows of farming life—as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed—in vivid and personal detail/5(18).

Letters to a Young Farmer is a vital road map of how we eat and farm, and why now, more than ever before, we need farmers. Read more Read less Length: pages/5(24). Letter to a Young Farmer is an accumulation of wisdom with a large dollop of humor and a conversational tone that will endear it to almost every audience.

The book recalls a conversation with a parent or older family member in that many of its common-sense directives are informed by experience, from the purchasing of land to the management of aggressive rams/5(27).

In Letter to a Young Farmer, his final book of essays, Logsdon addresses the next generation--young people who are moving back to the land to enjoy a better way of life as small-scale "garden farmers."/5.

"The book is a call to arms not only for young and would-be farmers, but also for anyone who cares about the food system in general. Although the public's awareness of the issues confronting farmers certainly won't be raised overnight, Letters to a Young Farmer is an important step forward.

As [Barbara] Kingsolver writes in one of the first. In Letter to a Young Farmer, his final book of essays, Logsdon addresses the next generation—young people who are moving back to the land to enjoy a better way of life as small-scale “garden farmers.”. -CivilEats "The book is a call to arms not only for young and would-be farmers, but also for anyone who cares about the food system in general.

Although the public's awareness of the issues confronting farmers certainly won't be raised overnight, Letters to a Young Farmer /5(). Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, and community.

Three dozen esteemed writers, farmers, chefs, activists, and visionaries address the highs and lows of farming life--as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed--in vivid and personal detail/5(20). Letter to a Young Farmer is an accumulation of wisdom with a large dollop of humor and a conversational tone that will endear it to almost every audience.

The book recalls a conversation with a parent or older family member in that many of its common-sense directives are informed by experience, from the purchasing of land to the management of aggressive rams.

Buy Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future 01 by Martha Hodgkins, Martha Hodgkins (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5(21). Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future: Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Martha Hodgkins: Books - (18).

In Letters to a Young Farmer, the first book from Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, some of the most influential farmers, writers and leaders of our time share their wisdom and insight in an anthology of 36 essays and letters. Letters to a Young Farmer aims to help beginning farmers succeed through advice and encouragement, while inspiring all who work in or care about the food system.

Among the 36 contributors to the book are thought leaders Barbara Kingsolver, Bill McKibben, Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, Temple Grandin, Wendell Berry, Rick Bayless, and Marion Nestle. Letters to a Young Farmer is both a compelling history and a vital road map—a reckoning of how we eat and farm; how the two can come together to build a more sustainable future; and why now, more than ever before, we need farmers.

Why young farmers. We are about to witness the largest retirement of farmers in U.S. history. There are now more. Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, and dozen esteemed writers, farmers, chefs, activists, and visionaries address the highs and lows of farming life—as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed—in vivid and personal detail.

Letters to a Young Farmer is fuel for the moments when they might turn back. With love, respect, and a hearty embrace, the book’s authors show a new generation of farmers that their work is at the very foundation of life on Earth.”Brand: Princeton Architectural Press.

In Letter to a Young Farmer, his final book of essays, Logsdon addresses the next generation—young people who are moving back to the land to enjoy a better way of life as small-scale “garden farmers.” It’s a lifestyle that isn’t defined by accumulating wealth or by the “get big or get out” agribusiness mindset.

Instead, it’s one. Letters to a Young Farmer is fuel for the moments when they might turn back. With love, respect, and a hearty embrace, the book’s authors show a new generation of farmers that their work is at the very foundation of life on Earth.” —Lindsey Lusher Shute, executive director and cofounder, National Young Farmers Coalition.

Longtime advocates of sustainable agriculture join with new voices for a comradely take on the challenging future of farming. Edited by Stone Barns Center communications director Hodgkins (editor: The Field Guide to the Nature Conservancy,etc.), with illustrations by Wormell, the title is a riff on Rilke's Letters to a Young anthology features contributions by a host of Author: Stone Barns Center For Food And Agriculture.

There are some great letters in here (particularly from Karen Washington, Patel, and Temple Grandin, though there are many more) with encouragement and advice for young farmers. The first third of the book hade feeling motivated and encouraged to continue working towards farming, but the feeling didn't last/5.In Letters to a Young Farmer, the first book from Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders of our time share their wisdom and insight in an anthology of 36 essays and letters.

Barbara Kingsolver speaks to the tribe of farmers–some born to it, many self-selected–with love, admiration, and regret.Allan Savory has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings. Allan Savory’s most popular book is Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future.