“Back to the Land" Double Bill
Co-sponsored by Asia Society & Japan Society
Wisdom of the Last Farmer:
Harvesting Legacies from the Land
Fresno’s well known Slow Food activist and sustainable, organic peach farmer David Mas Masumoto eloquently tells the story of his third generation family homestead and the wisdom of his ancestors, the history of American agriculture over the past century, and the lessons learned from working the land.
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Urban and rural collide in this wry, inspiring memoir by Novella Carpenter who turned a vacant lot in downtown Oakland into a thriving farm including a fertile vegetable garden, a beehive, a chicken coop, a menagerie of animals and a new neighborhood community!
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Added by Pamela Troy on August 27, 2009