Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Publish date: June 11th 2009
Publisher: Penguin Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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I enjoyed this book. However, vegetarians and vegans may not find this book as enjoyable as I did. She does talk about the slaughtering & eating of the animals she raised. However, one thing I've been frustrated by in this country is our removal of where the food comes from. Novella knows where ...
I still have dreams for animal husbandry in the city but this book made me realize there is one animal I DON'T want... pigs.I really enjoyed this one.
This is the most enjoyable memoir I've read since Fever Pitch.
I love the story of how she makes friends with the chef. I will always carry the image of her dumpster diving with a miners hat on her head and saying to the chef taking out the garbage. "I really love your dumpster. It has the best food." and his reply "We clean it out once a month." I laughed so h...
I haven't been very good at sleeping lately, so for a while this is what I was reading in the middle of the night when I didn't want to think about anything or have any emotions. It's about a lady in Oakland who has a garden and some bees and chickens and ducks and turkeys and rabbits and pigs. To...