Planting Hope on the Farm

When it comes to farm planning, our eyes are always bigger than our stomachs when thinking about all that we can accomplish in the coming year. But isn’t that what farming is all about, hope? A seed is a perfect metaphor for hope. All the possibilities for a plant are contained in its seed. That is what we build our farm plan around. We start with thinking about the markets we will be selling to and then work our way backwards until we arrive at the types and number of seeds we will need to plant in order for our plans to have any hope of success.

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