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Poetry About Farming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This short eBook has my most requested poetry on the topic of farming, written for the stage and performed in comedy clubs, county fairs, The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, and The Peoples' Poetry Gathering in Manhattan. The twelve poems in this edition can be had for the price of a post card.
An Unlikely Love Story: A City-Bred Musician and a 'Country Boy' Begin a New Life on a Missouri Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sometimes two people from seemingly opposite backgrounds find each other and build a successful life. Ken Weyand tells how his mother, a city-bred only child who became a musician, met and married his dad, an orphan who was following his late mother’s dream to be a farmer. Ken uses diary entries, old family letters, photos and personal recollections to trace his parents’ unique journey.
A Row of Rhubarb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Candace Hennekens shares more of her story to find lasting reciprocal love while trying live a life with meaning and tranquility. At times inspiring, at time heart breaking, Hennekens is open and honest about the human journey which doesn't always turn out the way you want it to. From farming to becoming an artist to some tried and true rhubarb recipes, this is a cornucopia of rural adventures.
Who Knew It Grew From Poo?
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
“Who knew it grew from Poo?” teaches young readers about the science of aquaponics, a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in turn purify the water. The approach uses 90 percent less water and can produce up to 3 times more produce at a faster rate than traditional urban gardening.
Guidelines for the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector on Damage and Needs Assessments in Emergencies
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: Simple English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
Goodbye Grandae Coop
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Remorse and self-blame weighs heavily on the black sheep of the family which leads him to speak to the ghost of his recently departed grandfather.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
The Naturally Bug-Free Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Do you want to grow beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables without poisoning your yard with chemicals? The Naturally Bug-Free Garden shows you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that beneficial insects and larger animals do the work of pest control for you.
A Charter to That Other Place
Price: Free! Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Live Oak Charter Academy is the latest elixir to arrive in the valley. Drought cycles, crop yields, and market forces have left a trail of previous solutions: an army base, a state mental hospital, a shipping warehouse for an online retailer, a prison. And though the school is smaller in scale than previous efforts, it inspires bigger dreams, with a more fragile margin of error.