Schaye Losee


After years of running the rat race in Manhattan, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee decided to follow their dream: to leave their cosmopolitan lifestyle behind and buy a farm in upstate New York. Stronger Than Dirt (now available as an e-book) is the story of their transformation from full-fledged urbanites to full-time flower growers. Trading in their briefcases for work gloves, Kim and Chris battled the elements and their own inexperience to start the venture they named Silverpetals Farm.

Now, more than 12 years, two children, and one successful business later, they wouldn't trade their new life for anything.

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Stronger than Dirt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream

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