Agritourism Through a Different Lens: White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, AZ

I don’t get to travel as often as I would like to, but when I do, I am naturally drawn to agritourism destinations. I like to think that this is because agriculture and the food system are my passion, but it could be that I’m just not good at leaving my work at home. Whatever … Continue reading Agritourism Through a Different Lens: White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, AZ

Funding a Loan to a Farmer in Need (2023)

It’s the season of giving! This year, we are continuing our annual tradition of funding a new Kiva loan to a fellow farmer. Normally, we encourage people to think locally when it comes to the food system, but in this case, we are supporting our global community of agricultural practitioners by making a contribution where … Continue reading Funding a Loan to a Farmer in Need (2023)

Pre-Consumer vs. Post-Consumer Waste (and How We Handle Both on Our Farm)

If you've been to our farmstand in the past year or so, you've probably noticed the big sign that reads "Food Scraps Accepted Here". Since August of 2022, our farm has been operating a community composting program. By doing this, we have reduced the amount of food waste that enters our county's landfill, where it … Continue reading Pre-Consumer vs. Post-Consumer Waste (and How We Handle Both on Our Farm)

Agritourism as a Solution to the Growing Disconnect Between Americans and Their Food

The United States has a big literacy problem, but I don't mean the reading and writing kind of literacy. What I'm referring to is agricultural literacy: an understanding of where food comes from, how it is produced, and how it affects our quality of life. The gap between the public and agriculture seems to grow … Continue reading Agritourism as a Solution to the Growing Disconnect Between Americans and Their Food