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Eureka resident Atina Diffley publishes book about organic farming

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There is more drama than you might expect in the world of organic farming. Bad weather and legal battles. Romance. Even some menacing coyotes.


Atina Diffley has captured much of that drama in Turn Here Sweet Corn, a recently published memoir that records more than three decades of her life as a pioneering organic farmer in the Midwest, first in Eagan and later in Eureka Township. The book, published by University of Minnesota Press, was released April 1.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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