Sarah Frey‘s The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life – and Saved an American Farm is a delightful and inspiring memoir that charts her path from scrappy rural childhood to creating one of America’s largest fresh produce growers and shippers, and serving as its CEO. Frey is an American farmer and entrepreneur. She is the CEO and owner of Frey Farms, which she founded at age sixteen. Frey Farms is the largest H-2A visa employer in Illinois as well as the largest grower of pumpkins in the United States. Joining her is journalist Ada Calhoun, author of Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis, Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give and St. Mark’s is Dead.