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Women of the Harvest: Inspiring Stories of Contemporary Farmers

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Up with the rooster, to bed with the sun, and if the farmers a woman, its a good bet theres always more work waiting. Holding household and family together, women farmers daily, quietly perform heroic labors just to eke a livelihood out of the land. Women have always farmed, when death or war left them to fend for themselves, but today they might choose to farm, and, in a ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published April 15th 2007 by Voyageur Press
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jess
I wanted to like this book more than I actually did. The concept is fantastic - women farmers from across the country, various types of farms and experiences, and here are their stories. Unfortunately, the book underwhelmed. Maybe my expectations were too high, but the photography was somewhere between boring and cliché, the layout was distracting, and not all of the farmers profiled had the most compelling stories. However, some of these stories really capture what it means to be a woman in an ...more
Smpaetz
The stories were very interesting to read.
I found i was disappointed with the photography of the book. I expected higher quality and better composition from a book with so many photos. It looks like it would be a great coffee table book but it was not of a very high quality.
Elizabeth
Read about 17 women who love their land and farming life. A part of me has always been interested in being a dairy farmer and so this book was a guilty pleasure- it took a lot of fortitude on my part to return it to the library!
Kathleen
Made me homesick for Oregon and think I have kind of a weiny job.
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