05 May '12, 5pm

Organic Farm Update: How We Found Our Farm

Organic Farm Update: How We Found Our Farm

Contributor Theresa Gould’s latest update on her family’s organic farming learning experience. A husband, wife and their seven children pursue their organic farming dreams… For the past several years my husband and I have been interested in buying our own land/farm. We really did not want to rent. We wanted to own. It was not until last year that we became more open to the idea of renting. However, if you know the rental market at all you also know that a family of ten is not the ideal renter to most landlords. Needless to say we were surprised by a few who were most generous and kind in considering our family to rent their property. Finding the Farm In my last post , I mentioned working for Mrs. T. One of those tasks led us to a farm 20 minutes from our house or 30 minutes from Mrs. T’s. Mrs. T was purchasing cow panels from the farm. Now these cow panels are a type of ...

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