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Meet The Locals: Metts Organix

Meet The Locals: Metts Organix

This week I had the privilege to meet with a young man who is a true steward of the land. His name is William Metts and he took a courageous leap of faith; he quit his job and started to farm his family land full time.

Farming is a fickle business. The hours are long, the income uncertain and the crops are at the mercy of the weather. Ask all the farmers who lost crops to the floods last year. Remember the pouring rain of ┬álast October? read more…

Meet the Locals: Crescent Farm

Meet the Locals: Crescent Farm

In my search of real food providers, I found a small vegetable farm in Clinton that is certified organic. Being certified organic is a big deal for any farm, but a bigger deal for a small farm. First, it’s costly and second, the growing methods involve much more work than commercial agriculture.

I follow several local accounts on Instagram, some of which are restaurants I would gladly dine at, knowing they can work with my food allergies. Chefs post pictures of their local providers and that’s how I found Crescent Farm. read more…

Meet The Locals: Happy Critters Ranch

Meet The Locals: Happy Critters Ranch

I am currently studying to become a Nutritional Therapist and one of my homework is to do an outreach community project. Such a great coincidence! One of my personal goals for 2016 is to build a series of shopping lists, centered on our local producers and small businesses. read more…

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