Michael Madison shares what’s worked for him over the last 30 years in a new book from Chelsea Publishing: “Fruitful Labor: The Ecology, Economy, and Practice of a Family Farm.”
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The family farm has roughly 2,400 acres under cultivation, and tomato plantings make up less than 10 percent of the farm’s total area. But it was excellence in open-field tomato growing that was recently recognized by its processor, Red Gold.
“California is a tough place to do business but it’s still the best place in the world to grow strawberries.”
– Thomas AmRhein, the vice president of Naturipe Berry Growers
The USDA Farmers Market on the National Mall is a “living laboratory” for farmers market operations across the country.
BREAKING NEWS: Responsible labor focus for PMA, United Fresh