Kristin Kimball - Author

About the Author

Before becoming a farmer, Kristin Kimball graduated from Harvard University and worked as a freelance writer, writing teacher, and an assistant to a literary agent in New York City. Since 2003, she and her husband have run Essex Farm in the Adirondacks, where they live with their young daughter.

Featured books by Kristin Kimball

The Dirty Life A Story of Farming the Land and Falling in Love

The Dirty Life A Story of Farming the Land and Falling in Love

Author: Kristin Kimball Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2011

When Manhattan writer Kristin Kimball arrived to interview Mark on a Pennsylvanian farm, she was wearing high heels and a crisp white shirt and had been vegetarian for thirteen years. That evening, she found herself helping him to slaughter a pig. By the next morning she was tucking into sizzling homemade sausages drizzled with warm maple syrup, and within a few months she'd given up her life in the city and moved with Mark, their combined savings, and a dozen chickens to a derelict farm in a remote corner of upstate New York. They gave themselves a year to transform 500 badly neglected acres into an organic community farm. Passionate, inspiring and gorgeously written, this is a story about falling in love with a man and with a different way to live, complete with runaway piglets and dew-fresh lettuce, sceptical locals and a wedding in a hayloft.

Other books by Kristin Kimball

The Dirty Life A Story of Farming the Land and Falling in Love

The Dirty Life A Story of Farming the Land and Falling in Love

Author: Kristin Kimball Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2012

Kristin Kimball had no plans to become a farmer. But then she met Mark and everything changed. Within a few months, she'd traded her high heels, vegetarian diet and city apartment for a pair of boots, a troupe of chickens, and a shared commitment to turning 500 swampy acres into an organic community farm. Passionate, inspiring and beautifully written, this is a true story of following your dreams and learning to grow your own happiness.

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