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Growing a farmer : how I learned to live off the land

by Timmermeister, Kurt.

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A former Seattle urbanite and restaurateur describes the realities of establishing a profitable farm on Vashon Island, his growing awareness of the relationship between food and its sources, and the specifics of making cheese, raising cows, and slaughtering pigs. Full description

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Summary: A former Seattle urbanite and restaurateur describes the realities of establishing a profitable farm on Vashon Island, his growing awareness of the relationship between food and its sources, and the specifics of making cheese, raising cows, and slaughtering pigs.
Physical Description: 335 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780393070859 (hardcover)
0393070859 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Kurt Timmermeister was a successful restaurateur in Seattle before buying farmland on Vashon Island in 1991. Originally four acres, Kurtwood Farms is now a thirteen-acre dairy farm specializing in farmstead cheese.
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