Bringing It to the Table On Farming and Food

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  • Copyright: 8/18/2009
  • Publisher: Counterpoint
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Introduction by Michael Pollan

Author Biography

Wendell Berry is the author of fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He has recently been awarded the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Excellence in Southern Letters and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For over forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Nature as Measurep. 3
Stupidity in Concentrationp. 11
Agricultural Solutions for Agricultural Problemsp. 19
A Defense of the Family Farmp. 31
Let the Farm Judgep. 49
Energy in Agriculturep. 57
Conservationist and Agrarianp. 67
Sanitation and the Small Farmp. 81
Renewing Husbandryp. 87
Seven Amish Farmsp. 105
A Good Farmer of the Old Schoolp. 119
Charlie Fisherp. 129
A Talent for Necessityp. 139
Elmer Lapp's Placep. 149
On The Soil and Healthp. 161
Agriculture from the Roots Upp. 173
Author's Notep. 185
From That Distant Landp. 187
From Hannah Coulterp. 195
From Andy Catlettp. 201
From "Misery"p. 211
From The Memory of Old Jackp. 213
From Jayber Crowp. 221
From Hannah Coulterp. 225
The Pleasures of Eatingp. 227
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