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  • The Accidental Farmwife

    In 2007, Diana Leeson married university professor Jim Fisher. As they did not live together before marriage, the fact that he was also a farmer seemed to have slipped her mind. She woke up on the farm after her wedding, to the sound of a donkey braying. Suddenly she realized she was a farmer’s wife.As she made herself at home on the farm, she got to know the animals and their unique personalities ... Read more

    $9.49 USD

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  • Wildwood

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  • The Dirty Life

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  • Small Beneath the Sky

    A Prairie Memoir

    by Lorna Crozier ...
    Small Beneath the Sky is a tender, unsparing portrait of a family. It is also a book about place. Growing up in a small prairie city, where the local heroes were hockey players and curlers, Lorna Crozier never once dreamed of becoming a writer. Nonetheless, the grace, wisdom, and wit of her poetry have won her international acclaim. In this marvellous volume of recollections, she charts the ... Read more

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    The heartwarming true story of a woman and the horse who changed her life.Jana Harris had always dreamed of having a horse farm, and she knew the horse on whom she could build her dreams the moment she saw her on a ranch in the Eastern Mountains of Washington State, where a herd had been corralled to be sold: a beautiful, deep dark red-colored mare standing about sixteen hands, with a white star ... Read more

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  • One-Woman Farm

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    In this inspiring memoir, Jenna Woginrich reflects on the joys, sorrows, trials, and blessings discovered through a year of homesteading. With eloquent prose, delightful illustrations, and inspiring snippets of poetry, Woginrich revels in the unique charms of each season on the land. Full of poignant observations and fascinating tidbits of farming lore, this book is a heartfelt testament to the ... Read more

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