From a young age, author Janette Perrett showed an interest in the environment and animals; it was an interest that led her to milking cows as a career. In You Have Been Given a Gift, she shares her story and reveals her lifelong passion for the profession.
In this biography, she narrates both the joys and the challenges of being a dairy farmer in New Zealand, a career overshadowed by the many frustrations experienced, at times leaving her defenseless and exhausted. When her family’s health becomes a priority, she questions protocol and introduces organic principles to her farming techniques.
You Have Been Given a Gift discusses Perrett’s journey as she learns to embrace the magical realm of biodynamics and work in harmony with the earth and Mother Nature. Offering a powerful message in each chapter, Perrett provides valuable lessons, reveals her intriguing discoveries, and showcases the family’s relationship with the land.