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Author Quinn, Bob.

Title Grain by grain [electronic resource] : a quest to revive ancient wheat, rural jobs, and healthy food / Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle.

Imprint Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] RBdigital, 2019, p2019.

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Description 1 online resource.
Note Unabridged.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires RBdigital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen.
Access Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer Narrated by Coleen Marlo and Chris Sorensen.
Form Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a few kernels of an unusual grain. Little did he know, that grain would change his life. Years later, after finishing a PhD in plant biochemistry and returning to his family's farm in Montana, Bob started experimenting with organic wheat. In the beginning, his concern wasn't health or the environment; he just wanted to make a decent living and some chance encounters led him to organics. But as demand for organics grew, so too did Bob's experiments. He discovered that through time-tested practices like cover cropping and crop rotation, he could produce successful yields-without pesticides. Regenerative organic farming allowed him to grow fruits and vegetables in cold, dry Montana, providing a source of local produce to families in his hometown. He even started producing his own renewable energy. And he learned that the grain he first tasted at the fair was actually a type of ancient wheat, one that was proven to lower inflammation rather than worsening it, as modern wheat does. Ultimately, Bob's forays with organics turned into a multimillion dollar heirloom grain company, Kamut International.
Subject Technology.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Carlisle, Liz.
Sorensen, Chris, 1976- Narrator.
Marlo, Coleen. Narrator.
Tantor Media.
ISBN 9781494536510
Music No. Z100153805 Recorded Books

 
    
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