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A Bushel's Worth

An Ecobiography

Kayann Short

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NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD WINNER

"A heartfelt meditation on farm, food, and family...a love story of the land and a life spent caring for it."
--HANNAH NORDHAUS, author of The Beekeeper's Lament

In this love story of land and family, Kayann Short explores her farm roots from her grandparents' North Dakota homesteads to her own Stonebridge Farm, an organic, community-supported farm on the Colorado Front Range where small-scale, local agriculture borrows lessons of the past to cultivate sustainable communities for the future.

Torrey House Press, 9781937226190, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2013



About the Author

KAYANN SHORT, Ph.D., is a writer, farmer, teacher, and activist at Stonebridge Farm, an organic community-supported farm in the Rocky Mountain foothills. She has directed memoir and digital storytelling projects with community elders, adult literacy students, and nonprofit organizations. Her writing has appeared in Women's Review of Books, The Bloomsbury Review, Edible Front Range, and Colorado Gardener. More on her ecology-based memoir work is available at www.ecobiography.com. Besides growing delicious food at Stonebridge, Short teaches the important place of organic food production and agricultural preservation in a healthy, environmentally sustainable community.