How to be a farmer like you mean it

Figs in Winter
7 min readApr 2, 2024

Part XXI of the Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers series

[Based on How to Be a Farmer: An Ancient Guide to Life on the Land, by various authors, translated by Mark D. Usher. Full book series here.]

I have been covering the Princeton University Press brilliant ongoing series, Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers, edited by Rob Tempio, for a…