A Little Farm Story
Harbor Mountain Press, 2010
Children, Full-color, 9″x8″, 28 pages
Harbor Mountain Press’s first intergenerational picture story about the life of a farm, complete with local v. industrial end notes, A Little Farm Story, by Jay Mead. A Little Farm Story celebrates the hard work that goes into small family farms. It is an intergenerational guide through the seasons of a year in the life of a family farm. The originals are painted on canvas pages 35”x40.” Jay created it as a “flippy book,” which refers to a giant puppet technique of story telling that is commonly used by Bread and Puppet. A Little Farm Story has been featured in Farm Fests, at open mics, and at the Hartland elementary school.