Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown. From the Farm to the Table series are books about agriculture designed for second and third grade readers. The text of each book highlights second grade vocabulary words.
Author Kathy Coatney runs an olive farm with her husband, and has spent the past 20 years working as a freelance photojournalist specializing in agriculture.
Kathy Coatney has worked as a freelance photojournalist for 20 years, starting in parenting magazines, then fly fishing, and finally specializing in agriculture. Her work can be seen in the California Farm Bureau magazine, Ag Alert, Farm Progress’ Beef Producer magazines, West Coast Nut Guide magazine, and TimberWest magazine. The From the Farm to the Table children’s stories are her latest project.read more