06 May '11, 9pm

Bounty hunting: an inside look at a successful farmers market operation [VIDEO] via @grist

Last spring, I had the pleasure of following the farm-to-market process with one of the "successful" upstart organic farms in Minnesota. Laura and Adam from Loon Organics let me film and work through their Friday-Saturday operation. I had been idealizing the idea of starting a farm: seeing the beautiful produce stacked up at the market made me want to take out a loan, buy 50 acres, and start my own little operation. But after a day with the folks at Loon Organics, the frantic reality of running a diversified farm comes into focus:

Full article: http://www.grist.org/sustainable-farming/2011-05-05-bount...

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