The Farm That Feeds Us (Hardcover)

Follow a family farm through all four seasons

By Nancy Castaldo, Ginnie Hsu (Illustrator)

words & pictures, 9780711242531, 80pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2020

List Price: 18.95*
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Where does our food come from?
What role do farms play?
What’s it like to be a farmer?

Follow a farm throughout the year and discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way. Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life. Throughout this stylishly illustrated book the book will run a thread for readers to follow exploring how, while it’s the farm that feeds us, the farmer must also feed and care for the farm.

About the Author

Nancy Castaldo has written books about our planet for over 20 years. Her 2016 title The Story of Seeds: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less To Eat Around The World introduces readers to the importance of seeds, farming, and the crisis we currently face. It received the Green Earth Book Award and many other accolades.

Ginnie Hsu is an illustrator, designer and educator living in Mississippi. Her work is often inspired by everyday life, nature, human living, and well-being. Ginnie also enjoys foraging, yoga, and herbalism.