Donna Rae shares her experiences from the 2013 Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello.
The local farmer’s market offers patrons fresh, seasonal foods and a feeling of community that is often lacking at large supermarkets.
A small family farm seldom makes you wealthy – there aren’t too many trips to Europe and the retirement plan can be pretty “iffy.” But farming brings its own rewards, those that in the end mean far more than the lights of Paris.
We married young and moved to the city, where jobs and responsibilities to our four children choked out dreams of any other lifestyle.
By Kellsey Ann
Kellsey loves everything about summer, with the exception of triple digit temperatures. But even the dog days of summer help her dream about the future.
Raising heirloom tomatoes, like all farming, is full of challenges. This year we have battled blossom end rot and the war's not over yet.
We have spent many days working outside from dawn to dusk while others our age are golfing, playing cards, and taking life easy. For us, there is immense fulfillment in growing our food.
Looking back on how I came upon this urban farming way of life shows a journey full of twists and turns ... and I couldn't be happier for it!
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