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Gold in the Grass

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Margaret Leatherbarrow
After returning to Canada from WWII in the early 1940s, Alfred Leatherbarrow chose to return to farming. In Gold in the Grass his wife, Margaret, tells the story of how they went against conventional practices of the time to restore their farm with green manures. Within six years their environmentally friendly approach catapulted them into national publicity. 
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We have discovered a limited supply of this classic eco-farming text first published in 1954. After returning to Canada from WWII in the early 1940s, Alfred Leatherbarrow chose to return to farming. In Gold in the Grass his wife, Margaret, tells the story of how they went against conventional practices of the time to restore their farm with green manures. Within six years their environmentally friendly approach catapulted them into national publicity. Gold in the Grass details the innovative, restorative methods used by the Leatherbarrows and recounts their refusal to succumb to despair. Learn how one couple overcame the hardships of starting a farm while thinking outside the box. Copyright 1954, 1975, softcover, 278 pages.

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