Posts Tagged ‘small family farmer’

Beautiful Corn: Soon the Snow Flies

Beautiful Corn: Soon the Snow Flies

Beautiful Corn is a ‘how-to’ from planting to eating. I provide a practicum of corn growing from seed selection through seed production, based on my experience as a farmer and gardener.

The Future of Small Family Farms (video)

The Future of Small Family Farms (video)

Farmer Rick Steffen, and culinary instructor Katherine Deumling share their views about the future of small family farms.

Winter Greenhouse Farming (video)

Winter Greenhouse Farming (video)

Rick Steffen is a small farmer for all seasons. That’s because he grows a variety of crops, some unusual like his fruit orchards—inside 55 greenhouses, some a half-acre in size.

Countdown to World Food Day

Countdown to World Food Day

When you sit down to a meal, do you ever wonder where the ingredients come from?

The Unconventional Harvest: Grassland Organic Farm

The Unconventional Harvest: Grassland Organic Farm

I had just finished biking 30 miles in the hot summer sun and so I decided it was appropriate to take a quick rest on the dilapidated porch and admire the lush pastures speckled with beautiful dandelions that swayed gently in the cool breeze. Excerpt 2.