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Interviews with Farmers — Interview

Interview with Jim, Kathy, and Ashley Lyons from Blue Moon Acres

Blue Moon Acres Interview

The Lyons' have been farming sustainably since 1992. One of their most impressive chef clients included Daniel Restaurant in New York City. If its good enough for a three-michelin star chef then its definitely what I want in my refrigerator! Continue reading to find out how their families 7-acre yard turned into a 63-acre farm producing micro-greens to rice. 

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Interview with a Farmer: Lisa Kaiman, owner of Jersey Girls Dairy in Cheseter, Vermont

Interview Jersey Girl Dairy

How did you get started in farming?
Well, while attending veterinary school, aspiring to practice in food animal medicine, I saw the ‘accepted’ food animal system and decided the best course of action to impact what I concluded I could not work in day-in and day-out would be to teach by example. Do what I do, not what I say. So, I spent the next few years working on different dairies and observing the set-ups from a cow’s eye view. Noting what they (the cows) seemed to like and even more importantly...

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Interview with Dan Finn, owner of Bovina Valley Farms in Delhi, New York

Bovina Valley Farm Interview

   I (Dann Finn) grew up in Bovina, New York, on a small non active  farm, in which my parents encouraged me to follow my agriculture interests and raise animals on a small scale. Pigs chickens and cows were the mainstay of those years and helped me as a teenager to have spending money and maybe save a little for college. I was discouraged from pursuing an agriculture career, as farming was a real tough business in the early '80s.

    Instead, I moved to New York...

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