My one piece of advice to aspiring farmers

Planting buckwheat and clover with my dad. By John Wepking, Meadowlark Organics and Bickford Organics  I’ve never had a job so rooted in place as farming, and I’ve certainly never known a career that combined proactivity with futility so beautifully. For the most part, the calendar sets us, we don’t set our calendar. We always aim to cut first crop hay on the 15th of May, but as we get closer and closer to that date, we invariably surrender... Read More