Island Farm

Island Farm

by Arthur Versluis
     
 

At times a personal memoir, at times a philosophical discussion, Island Farm is a snapshot of the American agrarian tradition. Much in the style of books such as Letters from an American Farmer, Arthur Versluis recounts the story of the Versluis family's orchards near Grand Rapids, Michigan, founded by his great- grandfather more than a century ago.

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At times a personal memoir, at times a philosophical discussion, Island Farm is a snapshot of the American agrarian tradition. Much in the style of books such as Letters from an American Farmer, Arthur Versluis recounts the story of the Versluis family's orchards near Grand Rapids, Michigan, founded by his great- grandfather more than a century ago. Island Farm is a celebration of what it means to live and work on a generational family farm. It brings us into the agrarian world as a living connection to the earth, to the growing of crops, to the past, and to the future.

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ISBN-13:
9780870135453
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2000
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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