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Farmers To You Blog: A Farmer's Perspective

  • No More Mystery Meat!

    by Greg Georgaklis
    April 21, 2017

    I was on my beautiful short commute this past Monday morning from Calais Vermont to Berlin – when this phrase popped into my head from the distant past … Mystery Meat! I started laughing because I had just been preoccupied in thought about what I would write about this week, and kept thinking how strange it is now that we do not know where most all of our food really comes from.


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  • Thrifty Never Meant Cheap!

    by Greg Georgaklis
    April 14, 2017

    As a farmer I sometimes have a negative reaction to conversations about the high cost of food. Ok, I always have a negative reaction. Thank goodness for our amazing team – they calm me down every time.


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  • Perfect Is The Enemy of the Good

    by Greg Georgaklis
    April 5, 2017

    Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. As farmers we learn this lesson early and repeatedly. Waiting for the perfect solution quickly leads to failure through inaction.


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  • Vandana Shiva at the NOFA Winter Conference 2017

    by Greg Georgaklis
    March 10, 2017

    Dr. Vandana Shiva gave an inspiring talk at this Winter’s Organic Farming Conference in Vermont! With eloquence and humor, Dr. Shiva exposed the myths and false truths around the benefits of the Green Revolution she witnessed as it was unfolding in her home state of Punjab in India. The impacts were tragic, and because it happened within a generation, it was clear just how damaging this industrial model of agriculture is to the Earth, communities, and society.


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  • Eggs Eggs Everywhere!

    by Greg Georgaklis
    March 3, 2017

    Ever wonder how the concept of Easter Eggs came about? Seems almost as random as the fact that they get laid by bunnies! Really.

    Do the words abundance and fertility and Spring give you a hint?


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