Farmer Profile: Ryan Welch

Ryan Welch is an enthusiastic and energetic young farmer working his family’s land on Signal Mountain, Tennessee.  Walden Peak Farms was established in 2010, and, as a 23-year-old newlywed, Ryan began the Chattanooga Area’s first mushroom operation.  When asked where he found his inspiration to begin farming, Ryan replied he took a class in college on Nutritional Anthropology that changed the way he thought about food systems.  This class led... Read More