1. Gene Logsdon has become something of a rabble-rouser in progressive farm circles, stirring up debates and controversies with his popular New Farm Magazine column, The Contrary Farmer. One of Logsdon's principle contrarieties is the opinion that--popular images of the vanishing American farmer,...
  2. Married as a child bride to a tenant farmer she had never met, Rukmani works side by side in the field with her husband to wrest a living from a land ravaged by droughts, monsoons, and insects. With remarkable fortitude and courage, she meets changing times and fights poverty and disaster.
  3. CULTIVATING LIFE by Helen Coll is an aptly titled narrative of a rich life in rural New Hampshire. It is a warm-hearted book about family farming-- personal and candid-- a thoughtful reflection. Through the story are woven anecdotes about everyday life; some make you smile and some make you sad....
  4. Now is a time of exciting new developments for live animal power. As the numbers of adherents to this way of life grow, ecologically minded farmers in their fields are developing efficient horse-drawn systems, and equipment manufacturers in small shops all across North America and Europe are...