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I find most of Pollan's writings to be thought provoking...yet I still had questions about the pastured farming model he wrote about. I'm looking forward to reading this new book to get more of the farmer's perspective: http://www.accidentalfarmers.com, although it may be written more along the lines of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle than Omnivore's.



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I took a quick peek at your link. Is this nonfiction?



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Hi...yes, definitely a real story.



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Would it be interesting to someone who doesn't know very much about farming? I'm always looking for something interesting.



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We buy from them and that's what makes it interesting. THEY didn't know anything about farming! They moved from the city to the country a few years ago from Atlanta. On the website there's a sample chapter (on table of content page) so you can judge for yourself. I just got the paperback from them today. You can buy it on their web store and they'll mail it (http://naturesharmony.mybigcommerce.com ... rmers.html) or there's a Kindle version I think. They said it won't be on Amazon, etc. until the end of the month. It's a pretty fascinating story...but it depends on what you like. Like I said, it's kind of a cross between Omnivore's Dilemma and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle so if you don't care for those, this may not be your thing. But there's a chapter on eating animals that has me really thinking.



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