Century Farm : One Hundred Years on a Family Farm (Paperback)

Author: Peterson, Cris

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The Peterson family farm is one hundred years old and about to enter a new century. Here, in wonderful family anecdotes, the author shares the story of the farm as it grew from a barn and house and granary in the 1890s to a thriving dairy farm in the 1990s. There has been plenty of hard work--sawing down the trees to erect the first buildings, the endless cycle of planting and harvesting, chopping firewood to keep the house warm--but there has also been golf practice on the pasture land, Sunday drives in the family car, and cross-country skiing in the meadows. Over the past hundred years many things on the farm have changed, but many things have stayed the same. There is still one family working together to make the farm a viable business. There is still one kitchen where cookies are baked and meals are cooked to feed family and friends and those who help on the farm. Filled with photos selected from a century's worth of family albums as well as dramatic shots from recent years, the book provides a glimpse into the past and the future of one American family farm.

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Publisher Boyds Mills Pr
Mfg Part# 9781590787731
SKU 212977680
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1590787730
Release Date 3/23/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 07
Publisher Boyds Mills Press

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