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Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners

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by Katherine J. Black
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Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners by Katherine J. Black

For two and a half years, Katherine J. Black crisscrossed Kentucky, interviewing home vegetable gardeners from a rich variety of backgrounds. Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners is the result, a powerful compilation of testimonies on the connections between land, people, culture, and home.

The people profiled here share a Kentucky backdrop, but their life stories, as well as their gardens, have as many colors, shapes, and tastes as heirloom tomatoes do. Black interviewed those who grow in city backyards, who carve out gardens from farmland, and who have sprawling plots in creek bottoms and former pastures. Many of the gardeners in Row by Row speak eloquently about our industrialized food system's injuries to the land, water, and health of people. But more often they talk about what they are doing in their gardens to reverse this course.

Row by Row is as sure to appeal to historians, food studies scholars, and sustainability advocates as it is to gardeners and local food enthusiasts. These eloquent portraits, drawn from oral histories and supplemented by Deirdre Scaggs' color photographs, form a meditation on how gardeners make sense of their lives through what they grow and how they grow it.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 208
Size: 4.5 MB
Publisher: Swallow Press
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9780804040662 (DRM-PDF)

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