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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.

Are You Organic?

Being a micro-scale farmer and offering mixed vegetables at market and through our CSA, I am frequently asked if I’m organic. As a writer and lover of words and their rules, the question irritates me for its display of poor language control .  Are you asking if I’m some sort of farming droid?  Ok, ok, obviously […]