Important People in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

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Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara is a writer, wife, and mother who had a life in Tucson, Arizona, while her family owned property in the Appalachian region where they spent part of each summer. There came a point in time when Barbara was worried about the situation in Tucson and decided that her family, with no real ties to the area, was just one more family putting a strain on the local resources, including water. The family moved to the farm and one of Barbara's plans was for them to spend a year buying as much locally-grown food as possible, and to only eat what was available and in season.

A main part of this plan was to grow and produce food on their farm. That included fruits, vegetables, and meat. They also scoured local farmers markets for fresh, local offerings, and sought out regional sources for everything they could...

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