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Gene R. Stark—Accidentally Green: Building an Organic Livelihood

Aboout the Book: 

Do you aspire to a sustainable lifestyle? If you are passionate about organic agriculture, this book is for you. Learn the true story of two teachers who will inspire you as they and their family build their organic growing business from the ground up. Lacking capital, experience, and encouragement, they learn the nuts and bolts of production and sales; making mistakes and relying on common sense to succeed. 

The culture and independent mentality of small growers is explored as the 1970's unfold and the new quest for wholesome 'green' products begins to envelop the buying public. Today's marketplace still craves the products that are earth friendly and which encourage a healthy lifestyle. This grassroots approach to business, life, and growing, still makes good sense in a new century.

About the Author: 

Minnesota-born Gene R. Stark grew up in a rural, outdoor lifestyle. Fishing, gardening, hunting, and trapping have been formative ingredients in a life of outdoor work and self-sufficiency. His writing reflects the unique beauty and culture of rural middle America. Drawing a livelihood from organic farming, native-plant nursery production, and the trapline, have formed the basis for endearing homespun characters in his fiction, a sense of rough-hewn reality in his non-fiction, and a transforming beauty and commoness in his poetry.

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