All posts by Ryan Parker

Ryan Parker

About Ryan Parker

Ryan Parker is a farmer, writer, artist and musician. He currently lives in Central Maine with his wife, two children, a golden retriever, some pigs and chickens. He raises pastured and forested animals and grows a diverse range of vegetables without synthetic chemicals, pesticides, herbicides or taxpayer subsidies.


It won't be long now. Oregon Spring, field grown tomato.

No, I’m not talking about the coming celebratory fireworks, though the colors and shapes of my explosion rival, and in my opinion surpass, them.  And I’m not talking about some distant act of terror in a far off corner of the world, though to be sure my explosion carries with it the possibility of devastation. […]