Journey to Soil Health… With Sam White and Amanda Paul, Leaning Pine Farm

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern. This piece was originally posted on the Million Acre Challenge website.  Established: 1939 Farm Size: 177 acres, plus an additional 100 acres rented in pasture and hay. Product/Output:  Beef, Raspberries, Free Range Eggs, Honey Region:  Western Allegany County Favorite Piece of Farm Equipment: Bobcat 3400 Side by Side …

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Farmer Reads: Owl’s Nest Farm

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern  This post is the first in a series of conversations with our Farmer Advisory Council members to learn what books inspire them and inform their farming practices.  Fair Farms recently caught up with Liz Whitehurst, owner and operator of Owl’s Nest Farm, who has been a part of …

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“Parting Thought” by Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper

Written by Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper Originally published in the “Parting Thought” column of A.T. Journeys Magazine AS THE PANDEMIC TOOK HOLD OF THE WORLD, group hikes and travel to hiking destinations became less safe and so the call of the trails increasingly uncertain. But the urge to get outside transformed into a constant craving. …

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Partner Spotlight: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern For this month’s Partner Spotlight, we are highlighting the work of Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture. We got in touch with Pamela Hess, Executive Director, to get an insider’s look at Arcadia’s work and how that has shifted in light of COVID-19.  The current food system …

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Fair Farms Partner Highlight : Good Dog Farm

Fair Farms Partner Highlight : Good Dog Farm Good Dog Farm is a 5 acre sustainable vegetable farm located in Parkton, MD. Founded in 2016 by Joanna Winkler and Bryan Alexander, Good Dog Farm supplies locally grown and certified USDA Organic food to Baltimore area residents. They’re currently in peak tomato season, sometimes bringing in …

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