Forrest Pritchard

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Forrest Pritchard
BornForrest Pritchard
(1974-06-01) June 1, 1974 (age 48)
EducationBA English, BS Geology
Alma materCollege of William & Mary
Notable worksGaining Ground, Growing Tomorrow, Start Your Farm
Website
www.forrestpritchard.com

Forrest Pritchard (born June 1, 1974) is a New York Times bestselling author[1] and seventh-generation sustainable farmer, living at Smithfield Farm in Berryville, Virginia, United States. He is a graduate of Episcopal High School and The College of William and Mary, where he won the Academy of American Poets prize in 1996.[2] His farm, called Smith Meadows,[3] was one of the first "grass-finished" farms in the country,[4] and sells at farmers' markets in the Washington, D.C. area. His books include the New York Times bestseller Gaining Ground, A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm (Lyons, 2013, ISBN 9780762787258, no. 19 in E-books non-fiction)[1] named a top read by NPR[5] and Publishers Weekly,[6] and Growing Tomorrow: Behind The Scenes With 18 Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing The Way We Eat (with Molly Peterson, The Experiment, 2015 ISBN 9781615192847).

Works[edit]

  • Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm (2013).[7] ISBN 978-0762787258
  • Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat (2015).[8] ISBN 978-1615192847
  • Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer (2018).[9] ISBN 978-1615194896

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "E-Book Nonfiction". The New York Times. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  2. ^ "William & Mary - Growing Tomorrow". Archived from the original on 2016-08-12. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  3. ^ Smith Meadows
  4. ^ "Gaining Ground: Q&A with Forrest Pritchard". 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ "6 food books for summer reading".
  6. ^ "Best Summer Books & Summer Reading 2013 | Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly".
  7. ^ Pritchard, Forrest (21 May 2013). Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm. ISBN 978-0762787258.
  8. ^ Pritchard, Forrest (20 October 2015). Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat. ISBN 978-1615192847.
  9. ^ Pritchard, Forrest; Polishuk, Ellen (10 September 2018). Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer. ISBN 978-1615194896.