Known as the farm mother, queen bee and visionary, she is not just a farmer or a beekeeper, she is a lifeline.
The Chappell family has tended their 8,000 acre farm for four generations, but Adam was the first one to face the real possibility that his could be the last.
Her name is Olivia Watkins. She is a farmer with remarkable intellectual knowledge based both in the wisdom of the trees and grounded in the scientific findings.
Meet the Nuss brothers, Tim, Tyler, and Derek, who now run Nuss Farms, a fifth-generation family farming operation in California’s Central Valley, located in the San Joaquin Valley alongside their father, Dave.
Mollie Engelhart grew up barefoot, with soil between her toes, on an organic, 27 acre farm in upstate New York.