By Robin Chotzinoff Photography by Jody Horton In 1983, when Mike Hughes went into the wild-game meat business, there was no such thing. Americans ate what they harvested during hunting season, but ...
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With a degree in horticulture and sustainable food systems newly under his belt, 23-year-old licensed irrigator Jeffrey Wylie was looking for the next big idea. It wasn’t long before he’d set his ...
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The typical greenhouse-grown tomato looks and tastes like a hard pink sponge, and consumers of local, organic produce have tended to be suspicious. Not intimidated in the slightest, Reliable Organics ...
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As the man behind the World’s Best Eggs, Jeremiah Cunningham understands the unending search for excellence in all things poultry. Less than a year after going into business as Coyote Creek Farm, ...
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By Elizabeth Winslow    Photography by Jody Horton My mother grew up on a small farm in Louisiana, and has vivid memories of hog-butchering time. Each year, when the weather turned cold, ...
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By Polly Ross HughesPhotography by Sandy Wilson  Twenty-one years ago, as Frank Arnosky and Pamela Hiebert twirled around a dance floor to the “nuclear-polka” beat of Brave Combo, neither ...
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