Reviews for: F.A. Farm

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Walter is my hero!
By: Megan McDowell    (Oct 15, 2009)

Or more accurately inspiration. I live over 1000 miles from him but our e-mail and blog exchanges have influenced everything from our grazing rotations to our haying schedules. As a fellow transplant from the halls of academia I am fascinated by all that F.A. Farms is. I hope we can set the same example here in Southern California. Keep up the Great Work and Never stop Teaching! Megan McDowell MM Livestock Co

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Best find in Whatcom County
By: Tom O'Connor    (Jul 22, 2009)

As a recently certified permaculturalist I was thrilled to stumble onto this little gem tucked away on Barr Road. We were up from Seattle to Birch Bay for the 4th and driving back from buying fireworks for the kids when I spotted the F.A. Farm sign. I turned into the drive and got out for a look-see.

It was heaven for me to see all the principles I learned being put into practice, along with some tips I learned from Larry. He had 20 varities of potatoes going, so he asked what I wanted (4 variaties were enough for us) and then harvested them fresh out of the ground for us. After about an hour of jaw-boning about organics, soil amendments, permaculture and more the kids were suffering from a near-fatal case of terminal boredom. For myself I was thankful Larry took the time to talk. I have told all my Birch Bay vacation friends to drop by the FA Farm and sample the high nutrition fruits and vegetables off their farm.

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Walter Haugen says:    (Aug 3, 2009)

Thanks for the nice review, Tom. However, my first name is Walter, although Larry is a fine name too.