From books, to articles, presentations, and research reports, Masoud Hashemi’s agricultural CV is 18 pages long (mostly single-spaced). Over the span of his 40-year career, Masoud has become an... Read more ›
Growing up on Long Island, Kristen Wilmer never expected to work in agriculture. In fact, Kristen was considering a career in psychology when she went to work at Gould Farm, a residential therapeutic... Read more ›
Julia Shanks has always had a passion for good food. Growing up engulfed in Time Life cookbooks and starting to build her own cookware collection at the mere age of twelve, she learned to appreciate... Read more ›
As the Farmer Resource Specialist at Farm Aid, Jessie Deelo’s professional path to serving as a farm service provider has been anything but a straight line. Nevertheless, it is abundantly clear... Read more ›
Only 12 years after first farming, Sean Stanton manages 140 acres of farmland on a dozen different properties in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. His grazing herds include dairy cows, beef, pigs,... Read more ›
On a warm September day Don Zasada oversaw an impromptu tomato-picking party. The tomatoes are just one of many crops grown on the seven and a half acres of valley-bottom vegetable fields of... Read more ›
Terri Lawton, Oake Knoll Ayershires at Lawton's Family Farm
If one were tasked with assigning a single word descriptor to Lawton’s Family Farm in Foxboro, MA, that word would almost certainly be synonymous with perseverance.  The farm has been in... Read more ›
Like many young and beginning farmers, Julie Weitekamp was not raised on a farm and her path to agriculture was a slow and extrapolated progression.  Growing up in Newington, New Hampshire,... Read more ›
Atlas Farm
Started by Gideon Porth in 2004, Atlas Farm is an organic produce farm in South Deerfield, Massachusetts certified through Bay State Organic Certifiers - an accredited agent that certifies operations... Read more ›