Welcome to our 21st Annual Big Fall Guide!

Salem, Oregon. ~ Is there a budding gardener in your family? Do you love eating vegetables fresh from the garden or fruit right off the tree? The Seed Sav- ers book series by author Sandra Smith may be just the thing for you or for someone you know! Seed Savers (Flying

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Books House), a fic- tion series for ages ten and up, imagines a world where gar- dening is illegal and real food is unavailable and forgotten by the younger gener- ations.

ers-Treasure, the

Seed Sav- first

book in the series, opens with three young friends who have recently acquired seeds from an older member of the community. They’ve heard that seeds make food, but do not understand the con- nection, since all food in this future USA is known only by the food groups Vitees, Car- bos, Proteins, Sweeties, and Snacks--ultra-processed and packaged remnants of food. The older woman soon be- comes a mentor, teaching the children about real food and

the joy

a they once

o f eating apples n


blue - berries, things knew only

as “flavors.” Seed Savers-Treasure has re- ceived a gold Mom’s Choice Award and a silver Benjamin Franklin Award. It’s appropri- ate for children and adults of all ages and is great for class- rooms and homeschoolers. Other books in the series in- clude Seed Savers-Lily, Seed Savers-Heirloom, Seed Sav-

I believe in hard

work, not luck factor. Te best efforts will reap the best fruits. Nobody can take all the credit. We don't even talk about the efforts of the direc-

tor, the writers, other technicians, etc. Tey all together take a

film to another level. Rakul Preet Singh

Pg 10 • OCTOBER 2019 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. ~ Harry Golden

gardening. Later, the children embark on an epic bicycle journey looking for a place of “food freedom.” Along the way, the children experience

OCTOBER 2019 Budding Young Gardners will love this Book!

ers-Keeper, and Seed Sav- ers-Unbroken. Seed Savers is available

online and/or can be ordered through your local bookstore. To purchase author-signed copies, contact the author di- rectly at sandrasmithau- Happy reading! Contact information: Pub-

lisher, FlyingBooksHouse. com. Author email, sandras- Au- thor website, SeedSaversSer-

Publishers note: We met our friend Sandra many years ago and she has worked so hard on her books. After the recent 2019 Heirloom Expo she was excited to tell us the books are selling very well! Sandra is a very talented writer and com- municator! These books make great gifts!

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