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Welcome to the Agrihood

Civil Eats 2020 Holiday Food and Farming Holiday Book Gift Guide: “Anna DeSimone’s Welcome to the Agrihood offers a starting point for anyone who’s ever stared at a carrot in the supermarket and wondered about the story behind it. read more


“For the sustainability-seeking, fresh produce, home-grown gardeners, or for anyone who loves food (so everyone), this book is groundbreaking.  Literally.”   Agrihood story-Triangle Gardener-Nov-Dec20Triangle Gardener


“There is knowledge for every gardener, homeowner, and newcomer to learn in any environment–from urban agriculture to backyard farming.” Washington Gardener Book Reviews, May Issue, Page 18   


“You don’t have to live in the country to enjoy farm-to-table dining every day if you plan your eating habits accordingly. Anna DeSimone lights the way in her book, Welcome to the Agrihood, a practical guide for how to indulge in farm-to-table living. read more  –-The Environmental Magazine


Housing Finance 2020

“This book is a must for home finance questions. Mystified by mortgages? Are you baffled by lending rules and regulations? Concerned about covering closing costs and saving cash? A book entitled Housing Finance 2020 written by Anna DeSimone has all the answers.” —Appalachian Log & Timber Homes


Author Anna DeSimone knows a thing or two about buying a home….she’s comfortable explaining the intricacies of mortgages and homebuying in a way that simplifies an otherwise complex field.”Newsday


This book is a must for anyone with home finance questions. DeSimone starts from the top–securing a down payment–and works her way through everything from what constitutes qualifying income to submitting the loan application. read more    –Log Home Living

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