Hardback book cover for "A Farm Life: Observations from Fields and Forests" featuring detailed drawings of trees, horses, birds, insects, and plants.

A Farm Life: Observations from Fields and Forests

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Daryln Brewer Hoffstot has observed the fields and forests of her western Pennsylvania farm for 35 years. This collection of 27 beautiful essays explores birds, mammals, bees, fungi, trees, and other aspects of the natural world. She is a keen observer who delights in sharing what she sees as well as what she learns from naturalists. Her discoveries have strengthened her commitment to protecting the plants and animals that surround us.

Hoffstot is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Boston Globe and Pittsburgh Quarterly. Her essay in the New York Times, “On a Pennsylvania Farm, Nature Is Not Just Carrying On,” won a Notable Mention in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2021. She lives in Ligonier, PA.

Hardcover, 128 pages

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