Greenhorns : 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers' MovementZoe Ida Bradbury (Edited by)
A companion to the feature-length documentary The Greenhorns,this book features voices from the new farmers’ movement. The essays exlpore the challenges of farming organically, from finding land and financing to raising crops and animals, creating community, working with family, and weathering the physical challenges of farm work.The Greenhorns are a community of more than 5,000 young farmers and activists committed to producing and advocating for food grown with vision and respect for the earth. This book, edited by three of the group’s leading members, comprises 50 original essays by new farmers who write about their experiences in the field from a wide range of angles, both practical and inspirational. Funny and sad, serious and light-hearted, these essays touch on everything from financing and machinery to family, community building, and social change.