By golly, I think we’ve got it!
Got what? you ask.
A way to farm which fixes many problems in our food system.
Here at Mt. Folly, we practice regenerative agriculture, and have coupled this with a local, shortened supply chain, creating an economy we can watch closely and manage safely. It’s a resilient farm and a resilient economy.
Like most organic pioneers, my story has 38 years of twists and turns, with several major challenges. Coronavirus is the latest and most serious in the short term, though carbon pollution looms large behind it.
Before the pandemic, my husband drew this diagram, which is meant to be funny. We don’t think we are hillbillies, and we don’t farm with mules. We do have a still (three of them, actually), so he’s got the right idea. The crops we raise go right to our distillery and farm kitchen, or out in the mail to our national customers.