awards and tweaked her interest enough to add it to her Netflix queue. So I took the tip and I think it’s appropriate to say my mind was blown (to use a term that Farmer John himself probably used back at Beloit in the ’60s).
Here’s what Alice Waters has to say:
Farmer John, with boa and pitchfork, is provocative and passionate about cultivating not only delicious vegetables but also a vibrant community of farmers and consumers dedicated to the values of sustainability.
And Joshua Tanzer of offoffoff.com:
A flamboyant, cross-dressing, hippie-loving, third-generation farmer – beaten down by debt, drought and the resentment of his community – saves his farm…by being different.
On a cold winter night, the story of Farmer John will warm you right up. Here’s his wonderful site.Posted by Susan Harris on February 15, 2008 at 7:29 am, in the category Everybody's a Critic.