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Grass Farming with John Hopkins of Forks Farm

Grass Farming with John Hopkins of Forks Farm

John Hopkins and his wife own and operate Forks Farm. They have been in the local food and grass based meat business for a long time. Here’s their story in their own words: In 1992 we grew our first batch of pastured chickens for ourselves and a few friends. Since then our farm has evolved from a simple newsletter and order form for pastured foods to a community-supported farmer’s market. On market day you’ll meet other local farmers who share our desire for locally-grown, chemical-free, nutritious foods. Through your purchases on market day you become an active participant in the development of a successful, local foodsystem. Every time you buy a dozen eggs here you are not just supporting Forks Farm. Your purchases extend to a dozen other local family farms, providing the glue that holds this local food system together. The land of covered bridges Our 85-acre farm lies just upstream from the “fork” between Huntington and Fishing Creeks […]The post Grass Farming with John

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