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“I can now recommend this one book to my students instead of the usual 20 that have been necessary to adequately describe the current state of our culture, governance, and environment.”

Scott Pittman, Director and Founder with Bill Mollison of the Permaculture Institute

“This is an invaluable source for anyone wishing to learn the secrets of American agriculture and should be used as a textbook in our schools and colleges.”

Derry Brownfield, Legendary rancher and national radio talk show host

“Herm offers a deeply engaging mix of personal insight, scientific knowledge, populist rage, and a quest to regain a true partnership with the rest of nature.”

Brian Tokar, author of Earth for Sale, The Green Alternative, and Toward Climate Justice

Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth:
A Path to Agriculture's Higher Consciousness

by Eric Herm

ISBN: 978-0-9797908-9-8

Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth examines commercial agriculture's strain on our natural resources, delicate ecosystems, and the farmer. As a fourth-generation farmer, Eric Herm deals with the harsh economic realities and complicated legislation facing farmers, as well as the undeniable health impact of GMO crops and excessive chemicals on all living creatures. Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth provides ample resources of natural, healthy alternatives that will inspire the farmers’ transformation from corporate-motivated producers back to the flesh and bone guardian angels of the Earth.

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About the author

Teri Degler

Eric Herm grew up on a cotton farm near Ackerly, Texas. He left the farm to pursue other interests, traveling to various places across the world before returning to his roots. Upon arriving back on his family farm, he noticed many changes in not only the landscape but the methods of commercial agriculture that were causing more long-term problems. He began searching for answers to these problems, slowly discovering healthier organic methods which provided the inspiration for his book, Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth.


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