Gene Logsdon

Gene Logsdon is the author of Holy Shit: Managing Manure To Save Mankind. He farms in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, not far from his boyhood home, and he has published more than two dozen books, including Small-Scale Grain Raising (Second Edition) and The Contrary Farmer. More

Gene Logsdon farms in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. As Wendell Berry says, "He is the most experienced and best observer of agriculture we have." He has published more than two dozen books; his Chelsea Green books include Small-Scale Grain Raising (Second Edition), Living at Nature's Pace, The Contrary Farmer's Invitation to Gardening, Good Spirits, and The Contrary Farmer. He writes a popular blog at OrganicToBe.org, is a regular contributor to Farming magazine and The Draft Horse Journal, and writes an award-winning weekly column in the Carey, Ohio Progressor Times. Visit Gene's blog on OrganicToBe.org.

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The Death of Film

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An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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