Mike Dunton has farming in his blood. He can trace his roots to New England in the early 1620s and every generation has farmed, either exclusively or in conjunction with a trade. The Dunton Family Farm still truly is a family operation currently spanning 3 generations. In addition to the farm, they operate the Victory Seed Company, devoted to protecting open pollinated and heirloom seed varieties.Read more
Health, justice, community, education, creativity, farming.
Leah Penniman and Jonah Vitale-Wolff integrate all of these in their work at Soul Fire Farm, located in eastern upstate New York. Below, Jonah and Leah share more about their philosophy, and what motivates and inspires them to do what they do.Read more
Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture, a nonprofit based in Atlanta, works to engage the community in developing local food systems through education and food production. Founded in 2006 by Rashid Nuri, TLW works to provide a model of urban agriculture as a sustainable and economic solution for helping people to eat and live better. One year after they broke ground, TLW became one of the first Certified Naturally Grown farms in Georgia. We interviewed Rashid in 2013 about how he became a farmer, what it's like to run an urban agricultural center, and why he joined Certified Naturally Grown. (Photo by Joeff Davis, used with permission)Read more