Skip to comments.Va. Small Family Farm Promote Historical Agricultural Practices
Posted on 05/28/2014 8:45:01 AM PDT by RightSideNews
Brian and Kim Criley operate their farm business Slow Grown in Virginia from the Spring Hill Farm in Caroline County, Va. The Crileys are on a mission to preserve Virginias historical small family farming practices, as they produce natural herbal products (including teas), organic seasonal produce, bath and body care products, homemade baked goods, and crafts and home décor products, as well as pasture-raised pork, poultry and eggs. They do not use any herbicides, pesticides, hormones, chemical growth enhancers or genetically modified organisms.
They also operate a farm store, where they offer community-supported agriculture and co-op programs.
Brian, a former Marine, and Kim, a certified nutritional counselor, say they maintain their farm with the help of five of their six children. Traditional Diversified Family Farm
The Crileys say their farm is just over 50 acres. They also say they use a few acres on a nearby property for an apple orchard and farm maintenance purposes, and they farm a portion of a 120-acre plot of land as part of a partnership.
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At 50 acres old-time practices their farm is the equivalent of 20 modern acres.
Lot’s of people going back to these methods— because we will need to know them. These are nice folks, btw, and hard working.
Long as we can keep the submachine gun armed USDA out of their work and products.
Nice story in our fine Commonwealth.
pen name or real name, Gray Ghost, or direct descendent
John S. Mosby was feared by Union commanders who operated in northern and western Virginia. Born near Richmond, Virginia, in 1833 he was a bit of a ruffian in his teenage years and imprisoned for shooting one of his classmates at the University of Virginia. Mosby pursued a legal career and practiced law before the Civil War in Bristol, Virginia.
The farmer from whom we purchase our meat and eggs uses these practices. He makes more profit now than when he was using massive amounts of Roundup and routine antibiotics. It’s not the practice he believed in when he started out, but he’s a believer now.
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