Gaining Ground

A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD10974
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452618609
Narrator/s: Roger Wayne
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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One fateful day in 1996, after discovering that five freight cars' worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard vows to save his family's farm. What ensues-through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters-is a crash course in sustainable agriculture. Pritchard's biggest ally is his renegade father, who initially questions his son's career choice and rejects organic foods for sugary mainstream fare. But just when the farm starts to turn heads at local farmers' markets, his father's health takes a turn for the worse. With poetry and humor, this inspiring memoir tugs on your heartstrings and feeds your soul long after you've finished.


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Gaining Ground
Product Number: BX00044333
Product Number:DD10974
Product Number:Z100100206

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Author(s): Forrest Pritchard
Narrator(s): Roger Wayne
Product Number Z100100206
Released: Jul 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452698601

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