When Bruce Dinkle becomes obsessed with eating only local food, his zeal badly exceeds his judgment. After alienating his family by enforcing a strict locavore and urban agriculturist lifestyle, he abandons them by bicycle on a quixotic quest to learn where food comes from. He quickly becomes enmeshed in a small Michigan farming community where he goes to work for a large crop farmer, meets a sagacious veterinarian, and falls for a randy goat ladyaall part of a sprawling cast of characters who enliven this often hilarious, mix of food, family, sex, and a little violence down on the farm. Think Michael Pollan meets James Herriot and Carl Hiaasen. For more on Root Cause and its author, please visit www.jameswcrissman.comaSo, Ia#39;m guessing you dona#39;t get your seed in little packets in the garden isle at Meijera#39;s. ... on to explain that there are about 80, 000 seeds per bag, so if you do the math, hea#39;d be needing about eight-hundred bags. He calculated that high- end hybrid seed corn costs about four-hundred dollars a bag, so that would be about ... And my selling price isna#39;t fixed either. ... the wrong time or you get too much it can get too wet to plant, or drown the crop thata#39;s in, or you might have a bumper cropanbsp;...
|Author||:||James W. Crissman|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2010-11-19|