The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life–and Saved an American Farm
The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life–and Saved an American Farm (and arguably a lot more farms besides) by Sarah Frey is a book with a charming narrator who tells an amazing story. Sarah Frey and her brothers endured terrible hardship during their childhood, trapping and harvesting their own food to survive, growing to become gritty adults with a passion for agriculture and family.
When her father lost the farm, Sarah, the youngest of twenty-one children, bought the acreage and then faced the problem that every farmer faces—what do I do with this now? Having built up her business from nothing to become the so-called “Pumpkin Queen of America,” Sarah is an inspiring voice, her story giving value to all who encounter her. Refusing to conform to traditional ideas and methods, Sarah’s story illustrates how you make your own opportunities and find your own greater purpose. And if all else fails, grab that snapping turtle by the tail and swing hard, pretend you know what you’re doing and make it up as you go.
|Page Count||272 pages|
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|Category||Science & Nature|