Return to Pleasant Valley: My Ninety Acres

An excerpt titled My Ninety Acres from Bromfield's book, Return to Pleasant Valley, on the importance of rural life and sustainable agriculture to our collective future.



My Ninety Acres
Walter Oakes was the best farmer in all the county, very likely the best farmer in all the rich Ohio country.
Photo courtesy Fotolia/Maksymowicz
Baby Quail
They sat in a little circle in a tiny nest, none of them much bigger than the end of one of old Walter's big thumbs — seven tiny quail.
llustration by Wm. Keith Harrison











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