The New Farm: Our Ten Years On The Front Lines Of The Good Food Revolution

March 26, 2019|
The New Farm: Our Ten Years On The Front Lines Of The Good Food Revolution by Brent Preston
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The funny, inspiring story of a family who went from die-hard urbanites to bonafide farmers, to revolutionaries in good food and sustainable farming.
In an effort to ditch the rat race and live a life that was true to their values, Brent Preston left the city with his wife, Gillian Flies, and their two kids to start a farm. After a series of missteps and mishaps The New Farm became a beacon in the good food movement, an example of successful, sustainable agriculture. Brent shares the unquestionably hilarious story of his journey from city slicker to agrarian advocate, from turning the bathtub into a chicken coop (with malodorous results) to earning a respected reputation among North America's top chefs for the farm's organic produce.     

At a time when readers are keenly aware of the overwhelming environmental, social and moral costs of our industrial food system, The New Farm offers a vision for a hopeful future, a model of agriculture that brings people together around good food and promotes a healthier planet.
BRENT PRESTON worked as a human rights investigator, aid worker, election observer and journalist on four continents before finding his true calling as a farmer. In 2003 he and his wife, Gillian Flies, abandoned successful careers in Toronto, packed up their two young children, and moved to a run-down farm outside Creemore, Ontario. Si...
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Title:The New Farm: Our Ten Years On The Front Lines Of The Good Food Revolution
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 7.98 X 5.18 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.98 X 5.18 X 0.8 in
Published:March 26, 2019
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780345811868

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