American Farmer The Heart of Our Country by Katrina Fried, Visit Amazon's Paul Mobley Page, search

By Katrina Fried, Visit Amazon's Paul Mobley Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Paul Mobley,

While photographer Paul Mobley got down to seize the soul of Americas farming groups, he found a tradition outlined by means of culture, integrity, and tough paintings, and produced from the main real and beneficiant contributors hes ever encountered. touring around the kingdom from Tennessee to Montana, Mobley and his digital camera have been welcomed into the houses of over 100 farming households, who graciously shared their own histories besides the culmination in their hard work. To spend time with them used to be to show again the clock--to an period while there have been no locks on doorways, no city sprawl, and no advantage extra prized than universal decency. teenagers nonetheless circulation around the highway and never around the kingdom once they develop up, and oldsters stream again in with their young ones whern they become older. tale after tale, stopover at after stopover at, Mobley slowly got here to grasp the self reliant farmers spirit either from in the back of the lens and over the dinner desk. the result's a gorgeous sequence of photographs and direct prices that jointly chronicle the lifetime of the yank farmer. every one photo bargains an unvarnished and intimate glance contained in the hardships and joys of a speedy disappearing lifestyle--one that when outlined our nationwide identification and now struggles simply to continue a foothold. or even as encroaching towns threaten their livelihoods, those women and men proceed to discover sustenance within the similar uncomplicated human values they have been raised with. American Farmer is an inspirational reminder of what it potential to reside with simplicity and contentment, in an international that's pushed via extra. This vibrant portfolio is followed through anecdotes and stories within the farmers personal phrases which are either a testomony to their enduring hospitatlity and a relocating glimpse into their day-by-day workouts and family members histories. yet what you'll learn first, and preferable, are their faces. From Bruce Crump, a citrus farmer in Florida to Patsy Fribley, a stockyard broker from Montana to Thurston Wilber, a Maine lobsterman, Mobleys excessive and lovely graphics trap the furrows of fields lining their brows, the crevices of drought creasing the corners in their mouths, and the grains of fact of their squinted eyes. 35 states integrated: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, ny, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Когда фотограф Павел Mobley намеревались захватить душу общин Америки сельского хозяйства, он обнаружил,культуры определяется традицией , честность и трудолюбие, и состоит из самых подлинных и щедрых людей , которые он когда-либо сталкивался. Путешествие по всей стране из Теннесси в Монтану , Мобли и его камеру приветствовались в домах более ста фермерских семей , которые любезно поделились своими личными историями вместе с плодами своего труда . Чтобы провести время с ними была , чтобы повернуть время вспять - в эпоху , когда не было никаких замков на дверях, нет городской застройки , и никакие силы более ценным , чем элементарной порядочности . Дети по-прежнему двигаться по улице , а не через государство , когда они вырастут , и родителей переехать обратно к своим детям whern они стареют . Историю за историей , посетить после визита , Mobley медленно узнал дух независимого фермера как из за объективом и за обеденным столом. Результат сногсшибательная серия портретов и прямые цитаты , которые в совокупности хронику жизни американского фермера. Каждое изображение предлагаетбез прикрас и интимной заглянуть внутрь тяготы и радостибыстро исчезает образ жизни - тот, который однажды определил нашу национальную идентичность и теперь борется только, чтобы держать опоры. И даже, как посягающий городам угрожают их средств к существованию, эти мужчины и женщины продолжают находить пропитание в том же основные человеческие ценности они были подняты с . Американский фермер является вдохновляющей напоминание о том, что значит жить с простотой и удовлетворенность, в мире, который приводится в избытке. Это яркое портфеля сопровождается анекдоты и воспоминания в собственных словфермера , которые одновременно являются свидетельством их гостеприимством прочный и подвижный заглянуть в их повседневной жизни и семейных историй . Но то, что вы будете читать первую , очередь , являются их лица. От Брюс Крамп ,цитрусовые фермер в штате Флорида , для Пэтси Fribley ,Складское дилера из Монтаны , для Терстон Уилбер ,Мэн Lobsterman , Мобли в интенсивной и красивых портретов захватить борозды полей набивают бровей, расщелинах засухи увеличении углов уста их, и зерна истины в их глазах прищурился . 35 государств, включенных : Алабама, Аляска, Аризона , Арканзас, Калифорния, Колорадо , Флорида, Джорджия , Иллинойс, Индиана, Айова, Канзас, Кентукки , Луизиана, Мэн, Мичиган, Миссисипи, Миссури , Монтана, Небраска, Нью-Мексико, Нью-Йорк, Северная Каролина, Северная Дакота, Огайо, Оклахома, Орегон,

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And once in a while I can lend a hand doing one thing or another. So as long as I'm able to do that I'm satisfied. I think that's helped my health stay as good as it has for so long. I love what I do. My other real passion has been hunting the wild sheep of the world. I've climbed over quite a few mountain ranges all through Asia, North America, Canada, and Mexico. I shot my first sheep in the Yukon in 1974, a beautiful stone ram. Since then I've hunted sheep in Iran, Mexico, the Northwest Territories, Nepal, Spain, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Afghanistan, and Siberia.

We just want the honey. " We watch to see how they're flying, how they're bringing in pollen, and things like that. You can learn a whole lot about the condition of the bees by observing them come and go. Most people don't know that honey has natural healing properties. It has such a heavy viscosity that germs can't live in it, so it can be used as a topical dressing for wounds. Occasionally I also gather the pollen just for personal use. You can take a teaspoon of pollen like a food supplement.

Several hundred people receive a box of our assorted fresh produce every week in the harvest season. They make a commitment to support the farm, and we make a commitment to feed them. We look at the children coming to the farm from year to year and it's amazing to watch them grow and know that our food is going into the very building of their organs and their bones-and their future. A connection to food and to the land is just so basic to humanity. We believe everybody ought to have some basic agricultural skills, or at least know where their produce comes from.

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