Why did you begin farming?
As a young child I recognized that I was happiest when pulling weeds or picking backyard raspberries. This understanding inspired a life-long pursuit of back-to-the land self-sufficiency.
Have you always been an eco-farmer, or did you make a change?
If the definition of eco-farmer is one who works with nature instead of against her than that would apply to our farming philosophy since the beginning.
What do you enjoy most about farming?
There is joy in every aspect of farming. Highlights include watching a new customer’s surprise when they bite into a peach and juice runs down their chin, seeing the miracle of alpaca births and devotion of the dams, picking a ripe piece of fruit that you have cared for since it was a tiny bud in an unopened flower, and being surrounded by the authenticity of plants and animals. Continue Reading →