The Growing Season

The Growing Season

The Growing Season

“A gutsy success story” (The New York Times Book Review) about one tenacious woman’s journey to escape rural poverty and create a billion-dollar farming business—without ever leaving the land she loves The youngest of her parents’ combined twenty-one children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in southern Illinois, often having to grow, catch, or hunt her own dinner alongside her brothers. She spent much of her early childhood dreaming of running away to the big city—or really anywhere with central heating. At fifteen, she moved out of her family home and started her own fresh produce delivery business with nothing more than an old pickup truck. Two years later, when the family farm faced inevitable foreclosure, Frey gave up on her dreams of escape, took over the farm, and created her own produce company. Refusing to play by traditional rules, at seventeen she began talking her way into suit-filled boardrooms, making deals with the nation’s largest retailers. Her early negotiations became so legendary that Harvard Business School published some of her deals as case studies, which have turned out to be favorites among its students. Today, her family-operated company, Frey Farms, has become one of America’s largest fresh produce growers and shippers, with farmland spread across seven states. Thanks to the millions of melons and pumpkins she sells annually, Frey has been dubbed “America’s Pumpkin Queen” by the national press. The Growing Season tells the inspiring story of how a scrappy rural childhood gave Frey the grit and resiliency to take risks that paid off in unexpected ways. Rather than leaving her community, she found adventure and opportunity in one of the most forgotten parts of our country. With fearlessness and creativity, she literally dug her destiny out of the dirt.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Sarah Frey
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2020-08-25
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780593129401


The Growing Season

The Growing Season

What if anyone could have a baby? A boldly original and unforgettable novel from a rising star. Now we have equality. Now we've outgrown our biology. With FullLife's baby pouch, women are liberated and men can share the joy of childbearing. Holly's whole family knows the benefits, but Eva doesn't believe society has changed for the better and Piotr has uncovered a secret behind FullLife's glossy facade. What separates them may just bring them together, as they search for the truth about FullLife and each face a truth of their own. 'A compelling what-if about the female body, technology and power' Guardian

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Genre : Biotechnology
Author : Helen Sedgwick
Publisher : Arrow
Release : 2019-03
Total Pages : 312 Pages
ISBN : 1784706574


Harvest Season

Harvest Season

The right road will always lead you home. But how do you know which path to choose? As late summer fades into fall, Melinda's efforts at her rented farmhouse are starting to bear fruit. She's learned to preserve produce, outsmart some stubborn chickens and wrangle a flock of spoiled sheep. She revels in the peace she's found in the country, where time is marked by morning-fresh eggs and stunning sunsets. But even in the small town of Prosper, nothing stays the same. One member of the hardware store's coffee group shares a startling announcement, and a trip back to the city makes Melinda realize how deep her roots run in rural Iowa. When autumn's changing winds bring new opportunities, will she seek the security of her old life or take a chance on an uncertain future? Second in a series Large print Font is 16pt Georgia. See back cover for sample of text.

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Author : Melanie Lageschulte
Publisher : Fremont Creek Press
Release : 2020-06-09
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 1952066042


My Vegetable Love

My Vegetable Love

“Home gardeners, cooks and nature lovers will savor this delightful account” of a journey from first spring planting to final fall harvest (Publishers Weekly). My Vegetable Love is a daily record of a growing season in Iowa—but it’s about much more than planting peppers, tending tomatoes, or harvesting eggplants. It’s about all the things that influence this gardener: the weather, the neighborhood, his wife’s possibly recurring cancer, the changing nature of the academic community. It’s about the last months of his twenty-year-old cat, about his dog, and about all the other humans and animals in his gardening world. And about his family: the aunts and uncles who cared for and fed a six-year-old orphan, and helped him understand that good food was a way of knowing that someone cared. In all the gardens he has tended, the dills he has pickled, and the dinners he has cooked, Carl H. Klaus has tried to carry on that tradition and pass it on to his own children—and in this “delectable” book, he shares it with us as well (Publishers Weekly). “Part Gilbert White, part Henry David Thoreau, this chronicle of an Iowa gardener’s year has drawn from the heartland a calm, compassionate harvest.” —Roger B. Swain, host of PBS’s Victory Garden “Wholeheartedly celebrates friendship, love, pets, the elements of family, academia, cooking, eating—and of course, gardening . . . Bon appétit—and good reading.” —Smithsonian

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Carl H. Klaus
Publisher : HMH
Release : 2014-07-08
Total Pages : 344 Pages
ISBN : 9780544343528


The Growing Season

The Growing Season

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Genre : Mormons
Author : Carol Lynn Pearson
Publisher : Bookcraft, Incorporated
Release : 1976
Total Pages : 64 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015000542277


Growing Season

Growing Season

‘Extremely charming’ Marian Keyes on Mr Doubler Begins Again When life gets tough, do you give up? Or do you grow up?

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Seni Glaister
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2020-08-20
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9780008285043


Growing Under Cover

Growing Under Cover

Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and pest infestations are challenging today’s vegetable gardeners. But best-selling author Niki Jabbour has a solution: Growing Under Cover. In this in-depth guide, Jabbour shows how to use small solutions like cloches, row covers, shade cloth, cold frames, and hoophouses, as well as larger protective structures like greenhouses and polytunnels, to create controlled growing spaces for vegetables to thrive. Photographed in her own super-productive garden, Jabbour highlights the many benefits of using protective covers to plant earlier, eliminate pests, and harvest a healthier, heartier bounty year round. With enthusiasm, inventive techniques, and proven, firsthand knowledge, this book provides invaluable advice from a popular and widely respected gardening authority. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Niki Jabbour
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 2020-12-25
Total Pages : 216 Pages
ISBN : 9781635861327


Growing Season

Growing Season

After losing three children, Arlene Bernstein retreated to the garden to escape her inner torment and grief - and there, in a small patch of land surrounded by the gentle rolling hills of her Napa Valley vineyard she discovered a series of remarkable insights. As she begins to feel grounded in the earth beneath her feet, her inner obstacles and challenges transform into opportunities for celebrating the joys of life. Growing Season is an invitation to live mindfully and reconnect with our deepest sources of creativity and nourishment. Reminiscent of A Gift From the Sea, this book teaches us how to slow down and notice what is right in front of us, and how to emerge from grief transformed and renewed.

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Arlene Bernstein
Publisher : Council Oak Books
Release : 2004-05
Total Pages : 182 Pages
ISBN : 1885171838


Growing Season 2

Growing Season 2

Fourteen-year-old Kati Newman likes her family just the way it is: happy. But just as her summer is about to begin in Cove Lake, Alabama, Kati’s attorney father decides to take in a teenager who finds himself alone after his dad is imprisoned. After working so hard to get her family back on track the previous summer, Kati is certain her life is now ruined. Vincent St. John, a brooding, pierced Goth, is barely used to the idea of his new living situation when Kati’s godparents invite the family and Kati’s secret boyfriend, Alex, along on an expedition to coastal Alabama to help them research why dolphins and whales are mysteriously dying. While Kati struggles to accept Vincent, Alex reveals a telepathic gift that may help solve the puzzle of the dying mammals. As their journey leads them to the Caribbean, a hurricane brews and an evil man lurks in the shadows. But as the storm wreaks havoc and traps the teenagers on a remote island, Vincent divulges a dark secret with the power to transform his destiny. In this young adult mystery, a teenage girl who thinks her summer is going to be a disaster is led on an unforgettable adventure where she discovers love, friendship, and the importance of unconditional acceptance.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : T. Jensen Lacey
Publisher : Abbott Press
Release : 2014-08-14
Total Pages : 206 Pages
ISBN : 9781458216984


Growing Food In A Short Season

Growing Food In A Short Season

Those fortunate enough to live in northern climes celebrate the warm summers blessed with some of the longest days of anywhere on earth -- albeit for only a short season. This combination of a short temperate season and long hours of daylight presents a unique challenge for northern gardeners with hopes of harvesting before the autumn frosts arrive.Melanie J. Watts, long-time resident of the B.C. Peace Region and a Master Gardener, explains that with the right gardening practices the short northern summer can lead to an explosion of life, producing enough colour and food to see anyone through the dark days of winter. Providing helpful hints and wise gardening philosophy for a productive food garden, Watts begins at ground level with instruction on how to use compost and manure to create fertile soil that will lend its life to plants. A variety of seed options and planting methods are presented -- including start times and placement -- taking into account microclimates that occur in each garden as well as the benefits of companion planting. Additionally, plants that are easily grown in zones 2 and 3 are listed with concise how-to-grow information. Watts provides full chapters on garden maintenance and harvesting, as well as tips on cooking and preserving your bounty with great recipes that focus on eating seasonally. A gardening journey from the ground to the plate, Growing Food in a Short Season emphasizes success through working with nature and using sustainable, organic practices. Watts provides a valuable resource -- even for those gardeners who don’t have to endure the seven long winter months of the Canadian north.

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Melanie J. Watts
Publisher : Douglas & McIntyre Limited
Release : 2014-06-07
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 1771620110