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[Ebook] ↠ Locally Laid Author Lucie B. Amundsen – Viagraonl1ne.us

Locally Laid How A Midwestern Family With No Agriculture Experience Went From A Few Backyard Chickens To A Full Fledged Farm And Discovered Why Local Chicks Are Better.When Lucie Amundsen Had A Rare Night Out With Her Husband, She Never Imagined What He D Tell Her Over Dinner That His Dream Was To Quit His Office Job With Benefits And Start A Commercial Scale Pasture Raised Egg Farm His Entire Agricultural Experience Consisted Of Raising Five Backyard Hens, None Of Whom Had Yet Laid A Single Egg To Create This Pastured Poultry Ranch, The Couple Scrambles To Acquire Nearly Two Thousand Chickens All Named Lola These Hens, Purchased Commercially, Arrive Bereft Of Basic Chicken Y Instincts, Such As The Evening Urge To Roost The Newbie Farmers Also Deal With Their Own Shortcomings, Making For A Failed Inspection And Intense Struggles To Keep Livestock Alive Much Less Laying During A Brutal Winter But With A Heavy Dose Of Humor, They Learn To Negotiate The Highly Stressed No Man S Land Known As Middle Agriculture Amundsen Sees Firsthand How These Midsized Farms, Situated Between Small Scale Operations And Mammoth Factory Farms, Are Vital To Rebuilding America S Local Food System With An Unexpected Passion For This Dubious Enterprise, Amundsen Shares A Messy, Wry, And Entirely Educational Story Of The Unforeseen Payoffs And Frequent Pitfalls Of One Couple S Ag Adventure And Many, Many Hours Spent Wrangling Chickens.

[Ebook] ↠ Locally Laid  Author Lucie B. Amundsen – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Locally Laid
  • Lucie B. Amundsen
  • English
  • 12 January 2017
  • 159463422X

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ Locally Laid Author Lucie B. Amundsen – Viagraonl1ne.us


  1. says:

    I have a little hipster in me, an alternate personality I picture as a guy with a man bun who loves hot yoga and kefir and raises chickens in a backyard coop just rickety enough to look cute on Instagram It s the same part that spurs me to drop money on organic brands at the grocery store and thinks it would be a great idea to decorate the house with antique canning jars.I have the best, the crunchiest of intentions Sometimes I even follow through My half full backyard compost bin is proof Bu I have a little hipster in me, an alternate personality I picture as a guy with a man bun who loves hot yoga and kefir and raises chickens in a backyard coop just rickety enough to look cute on Instagram It s the same part that spurs me to drop money on organic brands at the grocery store and thinks it would be a great idea to decorate the house with antique canning jars.I have the best, the crunchiest of intentions Sometimes I even f...


  2. says:

    My disclaimer I m from the Duluth area, so I m familiar with the name, the product, and parts of Locally Laid s story already I was there for the Super Bowl commercial voting I noticed when the eggs started hitting store shelves I read the articles in the paper What this book did was fill in the names, faces,...


  3. says:

    Lucie Amundsen s husband is a bit of dreamer and Lucie tells the story of how his big dream, a commercial egg farm that pastures its chickens and feeds the Organically and from local sources, is told with wit and humor If you enjoy ag stories with...


  4. says:

    I live about a half mile down the dirt road from where the Amundsen s had their first chicken pasture I would drive by daily and wonder in delight at this unusual setup My son s best friend helped do chicken chores back then so I feel connected to their story through reciprocity I also, because their farm is local, buy their eggs and have started picking berries in their fields Long disclaimer I guess Anyway, this book was thoroughly entertaining and informative I ve flirted with the idea I live about a half mile down the dirt road from where the Amundsen s had their first chicken pasture I would drive by daily and wonder in delight at this unusual setup My son s best friend helped do chicken chores back then so I feel connected to their story through reciprocity I also, because their farm is local, buy t...


  5. says:

    I thought this would be a really good farm start up kind of book, but it wasn t that great Lucie s husband decided on kind of a whim that he wanted to be a mid level egg farmer and when shortly afterward he got laid off they decided to go for it But it meant renting land since they owned two houses and couldn t buy anything All around it seemed like they just made mistake after mistake and bad decision after bad decision They got a lot of local media attention when they entered a contest to I thought this would be a really good farm start up kind of book, but it wasn t that great Lucie s husband decided on kind of a whim that he wanted to be a mid level egg farmer and when shortly afterward he got laid off they decided to go for it But it meant renting land since they owned two houses and couldn t buy anything All around it seemed like they just made mistake after mistake and bad decision after bad decision They got a lot of local media attention when they entered a contest to win a commercial spot in the Super Bowl, but they still weren t really making enough money to support their family I know sometimes you have to jump in to so...


  6. says:

    I read this aloud to my family on a recent road trip I had some saucy jokes to explain but overall, they all liked it and I really appreciated seeing the character arcs on my re read.Charming, sweet, sad,...


  7. says:

    It was fun experiencing life with this family as they dived headfirst and with little experience into the world of farming I learned about middle agriculture a food term I was unfamiliar with.


  8. says:

    Loved this memoir and learned a lot about chickens


  9. says:

    Informative, interesting and inspiring.


  10. says:

    Lucie B and Jason Amundsen started their plucky, clucky, audacious chicken and egg farm turns out the chicken comes first in 2012 in Northeastern Minnesota and lived to tell about it Locally Laid, the book it s also their trade name serves as a cautionary tale for those who may be thinking of leaving the rat race and entering the idyllic life of producing food in the country You need to read only a few chapters to realize that the rat race is much, much easier, and the idyllic life only Lucie B and Jason Amundsen started their plucky, clucky, audacious chicken and egg farm turns out the chicken comes first in 2012 in Northeastern Minnesota and lived to tell about it Locally Laid, the book it s also their trade name serves as a cautionary tale for those who may be thinking of leaving the rat race and entering the idyllic life of producing food in the country You need to read only a few chapters to realize that the rat race is much, much easier, and the idyllic life only looks that way from a distance, on a nice day And there are not all that many nice days where the Amundsens have their farm, although I m writing this on one of them Lucie describes it succinctly on Page 229 in the edition I read as a scra...

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