Download PDF eBook The Good Backyard: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough (CitizenKid), From the best-selling creator of One Hen comes the inspiring story of 1 struggling farming household in Honduras and their journey to rising sufficient meals to meet their wants. Primarily based on the true story of farm transformation underway in Honduras and lots of different international locations, this book presents youngsters methods they are often a part of the motion to develop “good gardens” and foster meals safety.
Eleven-year-old María Luz and her household reside on a small farm. This yr their crop is poor, and so they might not have sufficient to eat or to promote for different necessities, comparable to well being care, faculty uniforms and books.
When María’s father should go away house to discover work, she is left in command of their backyard. Then a brand new trainer comes to María’s faculty and introduces her to sustainable farming practices that yield good crops. As María begins to use the identical strategies at house, she too sees enhancements, which permit her household to edge their method out of the grip of the grasping ?coyotes? — the middlemen who make earnings on the backs of poor farmers. Little by little, the farms — and the hopes — of María and her neighbors are reworked pretty much as good gardens start to develop.
Download PDF eBook The Good Backyard: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough (CitizenKid)