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By Forrest Pritchard on June 13, 2012
It all comes back to one specific moment…
Posted in Farm | Tagged failed food trucks, farm to restaurant, farmers market, farming failures, food truck, food truck failures, forrest pritchard, grass-fed meats, local food, quitting food truck, retired food truck, smith meadows, takoma park | 44 Responses
By Forrest Pritchard on June 7, 2012
Why your local farmers market is probably the perfect intersection of dialogue, information and understanding.
Posted in Farm | Tagged accokeek farm, accokeek foundation, conventional farming, farmers market, forrest pritchard, organic farming, organic versus conventional, sustainable agriculture, sustainable farming | 2 Responses
By Forrest Pritchard on May 2, 2012
Five creative ways to ensure your favorite market remains a vital centerpiece of your community.
By Forrest Pritchard on April 26, 2012
Ever leaned up against an old fence post while you chatted with a friend, or simply paused along a roadside fence to admire the view? An old fence row, surprisingly, has much to teach us about economics, shopping at farmers markets, and the food choices we make.
Posted in Farm | Tagged 2012 election, barbed wire, eating locally, farm interns, farmers market, fence building, fence posts, forrest pritchard, local food, new fences, nina planck, supporting local farms, sustainable agriculture, trickle down economics | 1 Response
By Forrest Pritchard on April 18, 2012
Nine hundred free-range chickens, roaming around on pasture… is that an astounding number of hens, or is it all simply relative? A farmer weighs in on perception versus reality in the world of pastured poultry.
By Forrest Pritchard on April 9, 2012
While we can’t recommend practicing your skills in the local town park, talented livestock shepherds employ many of the same principles used by students of the ancient martial arts.
By Forrest Pritchard on March 31, 2012
Ever wished you could ignore traffic signs, park on the sidewalks and make sudden U turns in the middle of a city street? Consider becoming the proud owner of a box truck.
By Forrest Pritchard on March 8, 2012
We’re very much like a tribe, or an extended family– and Jimmy was one of our own; a commercial fisherman and true direct marketer, who personally caught and hand processed everything he sold, trucking it himself to farmers market each week.