Califonia Bountiful

The Tree Farmer

Nov./Dec. 2009 California Country magazine

Rolling Stones rocker turned tree farmer Chuck Leavell offers a gentle lesson for children about caring for the land and producing lumber for a variety of uses. Beautifully illustrated by California artist Rebecca Bleau, The Tree Farmer was named 2007 children’s book of the year by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Published by VSP Books, $16.95. Order online at

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