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Author Timmermeister, Kurt.
Title Growing a farmer : how I learned to live off the land / Kurt Timmermeister.
Imprint New York : W. W. Norton, c2011.
Edition 1st ed.
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LOCATION CALL # NOTE STATUS
 Main Collection  S521.5.W5 T56 2011    AVAILABLE


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Call # S521.5.W5 T56 2011
Phys. Description 335 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Before the farm -- Growing the farm -- Bees -- Fruit, apples, vinegar -- Sheep, goats, pastures and grazing -- Cows -- Dairying -- Raw milk -- Vegetables -- Fowl -- Pigs -- The slaughter -- Butchering -- The present-day farm -- The table.
Summary A former Seattle urbanite and restaurateur describes the realities of establishing a profitable farm on Vashon Island, his growing awareness of the relationship between food and its sources, and the specifics of making cheese, raising cows, and slaughtering pigs.
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Farm life -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Country life -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
ISBN 9780393070859 (hardcover)
0393070859 (hardcover)
9780393341294 (paperback)
0393341291 (paperback)