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Fun and Games at This Lil’ Piggy Farm

Rhonda Williams is probably one of the most enthusiastic and engaging farmers I’ve met in my food travels around Central Florida. I’ve visited a lot of amazing farms, seen beautiful places, and met some great characters on two legs and four. However, … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Bureaucracy of a Larger Organic Creamery – Straus

In California, the organic dairy brand Straus Family Creamery can be seen just about everywhere you turn. You’re probably familiar with their endearing logo of a happy cow dancing under a red banner that bears the name in big bold … Continue reading

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Discovering a Karmic Cycle on a Farm

People probably say this a lot, but I work with a group of really talented folks. We’re a pretty diverse group from all over the globe. Throughout the day we end up in lengthy conversations, you know to keep from … Continue reading

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When Having Worms is a Good Thing (Plus How to Brew Tea You Won’t Want to Drink!)

I’m convinced there are just two ways to approach farming: one, with an analytical mind, or two, going with your gut and building on experience. On a recent group tour of a worm farm, Bamastan Farming Co., the guests were … Continue reading

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5 Mile Farms is “Too Real To Fail”

5 Mile Farms is doing something very different, and people are taking notice.  This week I met up with the founder, Randy Jewart, to talk about his goals and hopes for the farm and what makes it stand out from the … Continue reading

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Go Small or Go Home: Flying Onion Farm Proves That Smaller Can Be Better

“I never mowed a lawn until I was 22, and now, here I am,” says Mark as he stands in the middle of Flying Onion Farm, a small, diversified farm dotted with do-it-yourself projects. Together, owners Mark and Karen strive … Continue reading

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300+ Organic Crops – Simply Because They Want To

The preschoolers who visit Anne Berblinger’s farm won’t just wander in and pick out an anonymous pumpkin. Instead, they will claim their own particular prize, the future jack-o-lantern that they chose as a seed, nurtured as a sprout, and later … Continue reading

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