Homestead Hardship: A History of the American Family Farm

Author and professor of American literature at Utah State University, Evelyn Funda shares the history of her family farm and explains how the ideals of freedom and independent living through homesteading lost their way in America.

Weeds: A Farm Daughter's Lament
In "Weeds: A Farm Daughter's Lament," Evelyn Funda explores her family’s three-generation farming experience in southern Idaho, where her Czech immigrant family spent their lives turning a patch of sagebrush into crop land.
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