Red Fern Farm is a certified Naturally Grown, family owned and operated micro-farm in Virginia's New River Valley area. The Borak family works together to grow natural, pesticide free flowers and food for their local community. At Red Fern they believe in No Till, No Spray, and Human Powered growing - we love it!
If you live in the San Diego area Stevenalso offers consulting design work for your farm/garden as well as in-person lessons in farm andgardening skills and techniques.Steven also runs a YouTube channel known as Nature’s Always Right in which he works toeducate others on the benefits of self sufficiency in order to help regenerate our families,communities, and ecosystems.
Al is a very down to earth farmer who on his website explains his health struggles and his journey to a healthier lifestyle through farming and intentional living on his family's modern homestead. His story is inspirational and hits close to home with many of us who long for natural and wholistic approach to health and wellness. They use their Treadlite Broadforks on their farm and have a great video using the 7 tine and 5 tine models here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TocLnnLznbQ
Locals in Roanoke City can apply through their website to become a Garden Variety Harvest Farmer and join their farming collective. Once becoming one of the Garden Variety Harvest farms Cameron and his team will transform the once boring grassy yard into a thriving garden and give the land-owner back a weekly basket of assorted produce collected from their farms. Cheers to less mowing grass, growing food by locals for locals and giving back to the community!
On their youTube channel they share their family's successes and struggles of homesteading to help guide others who are embarking on this adventure. In this video Mike and his family open and assemble an exciting mystery package that has arrived on their farm.. spoiler alert - it's their Treadlite Broadfork. ;) Mike uses his background from a professional career in health and fitness with his passion for farming to create fun family friendly videos to support a more healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Be sure to check out more videos from Big Pond Farm on their youTube channel (link below) and follow them to stay up to date on their homesteading adventure! Thanks Dickson family for being an advocate for sustainability!