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Staying Home: Reflections on Food, Farming, and Place

it was ok 2.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
"Staying Home is a hymn to community and extended family, to feeding ourselves locally in every sense, to gardening and farming, clean air and water, and to home-grown foods, free of chemical contamination. It's a story about hard work, years of dedication, and getting things right. It gives me heart, and leads me to feel better about the entire human enterprise. Bravo!" ...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published 2004 by Garden City Harvest
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May 10, 2009 Alina rated it it was ok
Although there were many excellent essays contained within the book, the collection as a whole seemed directionless and without much cohesion. I expected a more significant stance than "Organic and local farming is grrrrrreat!" Although I did like the layout of the chapters-- breaking the essays into themes-- I just wish there was some overarching idea behind it all.
Oh well. Jay Ericson's photos were fantastic. James McKenzie's vignette on biting into a fresh tomato just picked from the vine was
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