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Author Raskin, Jonah, 1942-

Title Field days : a year of farming, eating, and drinking wine in California / Jonah Raskin ; photographs by Paige Green.

Published Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 329 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Title from e-book title screen (viewed Dec. 18, 2009).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction: The Renaissance in Farming; 1 First Forays; 2 Oak Hill History; 3 Departures and Returns; 4 Farmwork, Farmworkers; 5 Winnowing with Wayne; 6 Blood and Money, Wine and Water; 7 Rudolf Steiner and Sons; 8 Follow the Vegetables; 9 Oldies and Goodies; 10 A Place for Things to Happen; 11 Days of the Dead; 12 I Am What I Eat; Coda; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary "Sooner or later, nearly everyone who cares about wine and food comes to Sonoma"--So begins this lively excursion to a spectacular region that has become known internationally as a locavore's paradise. Part memoir, part vivid reportage, Field Days chronicles the renaissance in farming organically and eating locally that is unfolding in Northern California. Jonah Raskin tells of the year he spent on Oak Hill Farm--working the fields, selling produce at farmers' markets, and following it to restaurants. He also goes behind the scenes at Whole Foods. In this luminous account of his experiences, Ras.
Other author Green, Paige.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Farm life -- California -- Sonoma -- Anecdotes.
Organic farming -- California -- Sonoma -- Anecdotes.
Farmers -- California -- Sonoma -- Biography.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Year of farming, eating, and drinking wine in California
ISBN 9780520259027 (Cloth)
0520259025 (Cloth)