Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring

Download Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring PDF by David Mas Masumoto eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring Not fast farming, of the kind that produces fast food, but slow farming, the kind that notices each change of light and temperature and produces peaches with juice that runs down your chin. The nations favorite literary farmer pays homage to the life of the senses. Rushing from one thing to another, we lose sight of the art of living, which for California farmer David Mas Masumoto is also the art of farming. On the farm, appreciating the fruits of ones own labor requires all t

Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring

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Rating : 4.49 (786 Votes)
Asin : 0393325369
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 288 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-11-23
Language : English

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Not fast farming, of the kind that produces fast food, but slow farming, the kind that notices each change of light and temperature and produces peaches with juice that runs down your chin. The nation's favorite literary farmer pays homage to the life of the senses. Rushing from one thing to another, we lose sight of the art of living, which for California farmer David Mas Masumoto is also the art of farming. On the farm, appreciating the fruits of one's own labor requires all the senses: smell that knows when a peach is r

"Another wonderful book from Mas Masumoto" according to BT River. Having just read and enjoyed two other books by Mas Masumoto, Harvest Son: Planting Roots in American Soil and Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm, I was a bit uncertain if Mas would meet my high expectations in Four Seasons in Five Senses. I wasn't disappointed. . Love of the Land Valerie Fletcher Adolph The writer is a farmer who grows organic peaches and grapes (for raisins) in California. That's about like saying that Mother Teresa is a nun from Eastern Europetrue enough as far as it goes, but it misses the point. The writer is a gentle philosopher who loves his farm and his c. Peach love Tong L. Ginn Reading David Masumoto's Epitaph for a Peach changed the way I viewed peaches. While I always liked peaches, Masumoto's passion for peaches elevated them to the top of the fruit ladder. However, I felt that he had reached the end of that genre. How much more was there to say abou

That disclosure is at the center of Masumoto's enlightening tale. "The best farmers of personalized products strive to create true stories and personal connections through our fruits," says Masumoto, "a journey through four seasons in five senses." But Masumoto also lives in the world of commercial imperatives. --Arthur Boehm. California peach farmer David Mas Masumoto's Four Seasons in Five Senses is about awareness--of the process by which peaches are grown and enjoyed; of the sensual "stories" by which farmers learn their work and place in it; and of farming itself, whose cycles of birth, growth, and decay make it a telling metaphor of life. "We farmers work for pennies," he says, "and people of America spend a smaller percentage of their income on food than do people in any other country." A provider of a highly perishable "handmade" product that must nonetheless r

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