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Kirtland Community College Library S 417 .D48 D54 2012 30775305471899 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780816677719 (hc : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0816677719 (hc : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780816677726 (pb : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0816677727 (pb : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    335 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012.

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Formatted Contents Note: Cold, hard water -- My name is Tina -- It's not here -- The other has my heart -- Forward through fire -- Past in the present -- Spring's fault, 1985 -- Songbirds nesting -- Ancient need -- Rock and bird -- Health is true wealth -- Drought of '88 -- Endangered species -- Nomads -- As-if-it-never-existed -- What to hold on to -- Subsoil is the mineral base -- Eureka -- If soil is virgin -- Maison Diffley -- Spring Covenant, 1994 -- Fertile ground -- The difference -- The real world of fresh produce -- Living in the relative present -- Looking to the future -- Kale versus Koch -- Definitely not fungible -- Soil versus oil -- Organic integrity -- Hail thaws into life -- Normal process -- Postscript -- Gratitude.
Summary, etc.: "A memoir of making these essential relationships work in the face of challenges as natural as weather and as unnatural as corporate politics, her book is a firsthand history of getting in at the "ground level" of organic farming. One of the first certified organic produce farms in the Midwest, the Diffleys' Gardens of Eagan helped to usher in a new kind of green revolution in the heart of America's farmland, supplying their roadside stand and a growing number of local food co-ops. This is a story of a world transformed -and reclaimed -one square acre at a time."--Publisher description.
Subject: Diffley, Atina
Women farmers United States Biography
Organic farming United States Anecdotes
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