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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Chuck Leavell and Nicholas Cravotta

The Tree Farmer

Challenged by his grandson as to how he can grow beautiful trees only to cut them down, the tree farmer shares his knowledge and understanding of trees as a renewable resource. He also shares his love of the products trees provide and how they touch the souls of the people whose lives they grace. Written about the family tree farm of the Rolling Stones' keyboardist, Chuck Leavell, the author shares his second life as a tree farmer. This is a book that shares a farmer's love of the land and the wise use of its resources.

Chuck Leavell and Nicholas Cravotta
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