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Kristen serves breakfast to the crew at Essex Farm (Photo:  Brian Mann)
Kristen serves breakfast to the crew at Essex Farm (Photo: Brian Mann)

Chronicling the Dirty Life of a North Country farm

It's not easy managing a small organic farm in the Adirondack Mountains. It's even more complicated managing that farm while also writing a book about the experience.

Kristen Kimball, author of The Dirty Life, has managed that double feat and her new book is drawing national attention.

Kimball farms in the town of Essex with her husband Mark. This week, she spoke about how farming redefined her life with Melissa Block, host of NPR's All Things Considered.  Go to full article
Melissa Block, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered (Source: NPR)
Melissa Block, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered (Source: NPR)

On assignment: NPR's Melissa Block in Lake Placid

Over the weekend, NPR's Melissa Block was in Lake Placid, gathering interviews for Olympic stories that will air today and tomorrow. The co-host of All Things Considered joined Brian Mann to talk about her work, her visit to the North Country and the future of National Public Radio.  Go to full article

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