I’m starting a second blog that I hope to grow into a business. I hope some Brome Hill readers will be interested in this, too.
Tonight I watched “The Real Dirt on Farmer John.”
It hit me on two levels:
1. The home movies of Illinois farmer John Peterson’s childhood in the 1950s looked a lot like my memories of growing up in southern Iowa in the early 1970s. And the rocky financial history of his farming career sounded pretty familiar, too.
2.But his success with his Angelic Organics Farm gives me hope that my dreams for this website aren’t crazy.
To make a long story short, he started Angelic Organics after going broke and losing all but 22 acres of the 370-acre farm that had been in his family for generations. He has since grown his farm into a Community Supported Agriculture venture that feeds organic produce to the families of more than 1,200 shareholders.
His success has prompted me to write about my dreams perhaps a little sooner than I had…
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