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


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


Cold Climate Gardening

Cold Climate Gardening

Early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain are just a few of the obstacles facing those who garden in the colder regions of North America. Author Lewis Hill has spent a lifetime gardening in northern Vermont, and his system for how to garden more and better in a short growing season is thoroughly covered in this comprehensive guide. With Cold-Climate Gardening, gardeners in cold regions will discover how to grow more food, landscape more effectively, protect vulnerable plantings, warm up the soil earlier, choose species that will thrive, and much more.

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Lewis Hill
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 1987-01
Total Pages : 308 Pages
ISBN : 0882664417


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

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

Growing Season

Thirteen-year-old Kati Newman is sent to live with her godparents (whom she hasn't seen since she was a baby) while her parents try and work out their own relationship. At first she is an unhappy guest of godfather Alfred Bean (a veterinarian) and his wife Rachel, at their home deep in the Alabama countryside of Cove Lake. As Kati struggles for happiness and self-acceptance, she finds mystery, drama, adventure, and even a little romance. Her adventures begin the day she arrives, when she helps Alfred with a canine Caesarian section. She befriends Alex Parker, deaf from a water-skiing accident, whose mother, Cynthia, is overprotective as well as lonely. Her summer gets more complicated when she meets a half-Comanche agriculture pilot, "Mad Jack," who enlists her help in renovating a World War II-era Stearman bi-plane. Then she finds herself falling for who she believes is "the perfect guy," the charming Skip Emmett. Kati takes on the role of mediator with Cynthia and Alex, and discovers she can make a difference somewhere in the world. Ultimately, she comes to terms with herself, her parents, her new and often confusing feelings for the opposite sex, and her newfound love of flying...in what is suddenly a too-brief summer.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : T. Jensen Lacey
Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
Release : 2009-12
Total Pages : 132 Pages
ISBN : 9781608603138


Growing Under Cover

Growing Under Cover

Best-selling author Niki Jabbour provides an essential, in-depth guide to creating controlled growing spaces for productive vegetable gardening, using row covers, shade cloth, low tunnels, cold frames, hoophouses, and more.

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