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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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Table of Contents:
  • Before the farm
  • Growing the farm
  • Bees
  • Fruit, apples, vinegar
  • Sheep, goats, pastures and grazing
  • Cows
  • Dairying
  • Raw milk
  • Vegetables
  • Fowl
  • Pigs
  • The slaughter
  • Butchering
  • The present-day farm
  • The table.
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