The Quarter Acre Farm

So when I got the idea to have a real farmer come to the Quarter Acre Farm, I was
nervous about the imposition at the very least. Luckily my future daughterinlaw
Nicole worked both as a vintner and at the farmers' market, so she knew farmers
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The Quarter Acre Farm

The Quarter Acre Farm

When Spring Warren told her husband and two teenage boys that she wanted to grow 75 percent of all the food they consumed for one year—and that she wanted to do it in their yard—they told her she was crazy. She did it anyway. The Quarter-Acre Farm is Warren’s account of deciding—despite all resistance—to take control of her family’s food choices, get her hands dirty, and create a garden in her suburban yard. It’s a story of bugs, worms, rot, and failure; of learning, replanting, harvesting, and eating. The road is long and riddled with mistakes, but by the end of her yearlong experiment, Warren’s sons and husband have become her biggest fans—in fact, they’re even eager to help harvest (and eat) the beautiful bounty she brings in. Full of tips and recipes to help anyone interested in growing and preparing at least a small part of their diet at home, The Quarter-Acre Farm is a warm, witty tale about family, food, and the incredible gratification that accompanies self-sufficiency.

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The Quarter-Acre Farm
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Spring Warren
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-15 - Publisher: Hachette UK

When Spring Warren told her husband and two teenage boys that she wanted to grow 75 percent of all the food they consumed for one year—and that she wanted to do it in their yard—they told her she was crazy. She did it anyway. The Quarter-Acre Farm is Warren’s account
Quarterly Report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, for the Quarter Ending
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Spring Warren
Categories: Agriculture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1900 - Publisher:

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Quarterly Report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, for the Quarter Ending ...
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Spring Warren
Categories: Agriculture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1909 - Publisher:

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The Farmer's Magazine
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Spring Warren
Categories: Agriculture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1880 - Publisher:

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Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Illinois. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Categories: Illinois
Type: BOOK - Published: 1896 - Publisher:

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