The Book

Locally Laid (Penguin 2016) is a humorous telling of this unlikely egg farm start up and through it, a painless lesson in America’s food system.

And it’s a winner!

2016 Midwest Choice Award in Nonfiction

2016 Midwest Choice Award in Nonfiction


“I absolutely loved أربح المال Locally Laid! Read it in two days and enjoyed every minute. Funny and informative.”
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“…a pasture-raised chicken operation inspired a page-turning memoir.”
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“Witty and eye-opening, Cheapest Keflex online Locally Laid is a gem. I found myself rooting for this couple of lunatics who get into the egg business in the most unlikely of places, in the most unlikely of circumstances.  Lucie B. Amundsen, aka Bird, is utterly uninhibited and quite hilarious.”
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“Lucie Amundsen’s refreshingly honest account of starting a mid-sized farm will resonate with any business owner. She brings the perfect measure of levity to her tale, keeping the reader laughing during even the most tense moments of this true-to-life story. Locally Laid is a plucky read worthy of a place on every eater’s bookshelf!”
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“As a ‘remedial adult’ with chickens, I heartily commend you to the words, wisdom and knowledge of Lucie B. Amundsen, an author whose voice is as earthy as a chicken run, as goofy and bright as a pasture-raised egg yolk at sunrise, and as down-to-earth as barn boots in mud. People ask me about chickens, I say, ‘Read Lucie.’”
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“Locally Laid is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.  With candor, humor, and a distinctly midwestern irreverence, Lucie B. Amundsen chronicles her family’s earnest effort to bring some sanity back to the food system.”
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Northland College, Ashland, WI — Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00PM


Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Eau Claire WI — Saturday, October 15 at 3:30PM

Hennepin United Methodist Church, Minneapolis — Monday, October 24th at 7PM

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, MN — Thursday, October 27 at 7PM

Four Writers’ First Books – book talk, Duluth, MN — United Unitarian, Saturday October 29 PM

Clinton School of Public Service, William J. Clinton Guest Lecturer Series: Little Rock, AK –the evening of Thursday, November 17th