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A New York State of Mind

I know I left off writing about our time in Vermont but I just don’t know where to start telling the story of our time at Root ‘n Roost Farm in White Sulphur Springs, NY. Slaughtering chickens? Chasing piglets? Building fences? Cheech and Chong? Yo-Yo Ma? Hands down, the best part of our stay were […]

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Farm Management 101

We spent the last two weeks of September at Millsap Farms, an idyllic patchwork of fields and greenhouses about 20 minutes north of downtown Springfield, MO. Curtis and Sarah Millsap run the farm with help from their nine children plus various interns, CSA members, WWOOFers and farmhands. (Yes, I said nine, all of whom are girls […]

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Where Does Our Food Come From?

Where Does Our Food Come From? is an ongoing investigation into the current condition of our food systems. I strongly encourage your input and questions…I have no idea where this process might take us but, hopefully, through forums like this, together we may uncover ways to reclaim our food sovereignty and security. Once Upon a […]

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The Real Dirt on Family Farms

It had not yet begun to rain when we left the dog at the vet and Jonas started into town to return the trailer. Three days on River Run Farm & Pottery in Kentucky and Mattie had had her share of adventures: She had chased down several sheep, nipping at their heels, endlessly “herding” them before […]

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Sneak a Peak at the Farms (VIDEO)

We are thrilled to share with you a sneak peak at some of the farms and farmers across the US who are helping to make our expedition a reality. Very soon we’ll be posting a map!

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Farmers, Community and Trust

“We’re planning on traveling the USA visiting organic farms and ecovillages this year.” “You’re what?” That’s pretty much how most of my conversations start of late. Eventually they get around to asking: “How did you find these farms?” “WWOOF.” “What?” “Not What, WWOOF.” “What?” I enjoy the moment while the exchange reminds me of an Abbott […]

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