Posts Tagged ‘Our Family Farm

FoodHub Connections: Our Family Farm Comes to Roost with Know Thy Food

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 by

Like many family farmers, Derek Brandow makes ends meet with a day job.

“I expect that I will be able to slowly ease out of this into what I want to do which is farming,” he said.

A year ago, after being inspired by the ecological ideals of noted farmer and lecturer Joel Salatin, Brandow, along with his wife, started pasture-raising poultry on five acres in Eugene, OR, and called it Our Family Farm.

“It started as an experiment for us,” Brandow said. “We just thought this is so good. We need to do this.” (more…)