Goodbye City Life...

Over the past century, the American population began to trade a life of rural agriculture for a place in the big city. More than 80% of the population now lives in or near a city. What happens when today's city-folk try their hand at various farming endeavors today? Read these books to find out:

Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl by Susan McCorkindale
Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor by Suzanne McMinn
Goat Song: My Island Angora Goat Farm by Susan Clark Basquin
The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island by Linda Greenlaw
Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens and Sheep, and Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity After Another by Ellen Stimson
Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm by Erin Byers Murray