Ariana Reguzzoni

Ariana Reguzzoni is a Northern California based journalist covering food and agriculture and an organic farmer growing veggies and flowers.

Locavore

Farming the ‘burbs

Suburban farmers might just have the best of both worlds: A captive audience hungry for hyper local produce and the space to grow more food than their city counterparts.

Sustainable Farming

Small farmers crave horse power

Photo: Donn HewesAsk any 5-year-old: Few tools symbolize the farm like a trundling tractor. In fact, you’d have to reach further back in time to find an equally enduring symbol: the horse. And while there’s little doubt that tractors have revolutionized farm labor and made farms much more efficient than they were in past centuries, a growing number of farmers are taking the back-to-the-land ethos as far as it will go and choosing horses and mules over John Deere. “Maybe it’s a [glimpse] into the future,” says Adam Davidoff, co-owner of New Family Farm in Sebastopol, Calif. Davidoff is 25 …

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