farming, global, sustainability

Save Blue Hill Farms!


I recently received a very heartfelt email from Kim Hamilton, owner of Blue Hill Farms in Ventura, CA.  Kim asked if I would consider sending her the "Expect Miracles" stamp  used on all the mint orders during the struggle to keep the our farm.  She also told me she learned of our "story" through her… Continue reading Save Blue Hill Farms!

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community, farm, global, gratitude, mint farm

To Italia and back…


This video was made prior to my trip to the Terra Madre Conference in Torino, Italy.  I am reposting this farm greeting for my new friends from around the world. I want to thank Josh Viertel and Juliana Taube and their amazing Slow Food USA team for their contribution to make this all happen. I… Continue reading To Italia and back…

community, farm, global, gratitude

Under the Terra Madre Sun…


I  can't help but compare my life to one year ago. My story has a happy ending, but I continue to share memories from that experience that present the contrast. Last fall after the eviction, I would steal away in the dark to visit the farm.  On full moon, I would often run into my… Continue reading Under the Terra Madre Sun…