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Farm School Week One: How to Grow a Farmer

“Did you always want to be a farmer?” Many of my new neighbors ask when I tell them I have moved to Whidbey Island to learn to farm. My answer is no. I was not a child of the fields. I was never a member of 4-H or FFA, and although fields of corn and barnyards filled with dairy cows were part of my native Wisconsin landscape, they weren’t my backyard. If someone had asked me ...

Alison Spaude-Filipczak | Mar 10, 2010

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