Tuesday, August 5, 2014

I'll Be Reading From Cold Antler Farm In Manchester, Vermont August 15th!

Cold Antler Farm by Jenna Woginrich from Roost Books on Vimeo.
Come out at 7pm to Northshire Books in Manchester for a reading and talk about homesteading, plus a fun question and answer session. It'll be at 7Pm in one of the coolest Indie Bookstores around. Fore details, directions, and more information go to Northshire's website.

"Verdict: Homesteading advice, some recipes, and a good dose of humility make this a most enjoyable read for anyone who is interested in living a life that’s more in tune with natural rhythms."—Library Journal

“Few writers can put into words the epiphanies that break upon a mind and spirit communing with a piece of earth. Home, barn, and garden converge in the quietness of agrarian labor to provide transcendent thoughts about living, loving, and learning. Jenna is a master.”—Joel Salatin, farmer, Polyface Farm, and author

“In this graceful and touching book, Jenna Woginrich reminds us of humanity’s deep connection to season and cycle. This is a book full of humility, inspiration, and the richness of experience inherent to living in harmony with natural forces far beyond our control.”—Ben Hewitt, author of The Town That Food Saved

“Jenna Woginrich’s life and writing are both marked with a ferocity and passion that are inspiring, disturbing, and mesmerizing all at the same time. This is a powerful memoir of a brave and determined young woman's love affair with a gritty six-acre farm that is every inch her own and her struggles to keep it going.”—Jon Katz, author of The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story

“In Cold Antler Farm, Jenna Woginrich lovingly grabs you by the hand and takes you along for the ride of her life. As the caretaker of a menagerie of lively animals and an antique home riddled with personality, she is the sage observer of seasonal rhythms and the compassionate soul studying, questioning, and learning from it all. This book will ultimately leave you torn: you'll be just as anxious to turn the page and learn what comes next while simultaneously wanting to close the book, put it down, and walk away, so as to draw out the eventual conclusion. It's that good.”—Ashley English


Blogger jolie said...

I am almost done reading your book "Cold Antler Farm" - it was just the summer read I needed! Your writing really resonates with me and I find you a kindred spirit. Being a new dairy goat owner I truly appreciated your honest and humor. The chapter entitled "Riot" made me laugh out load! I sneak out to the porch every morning with my coffee -carefully closing the screen door so as not to make a sound lest "the girls" hear me! Thank you for your gift. I look forward to reading it again when I finish the first round!

August 7, 2014 at 1:16 PM  

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