From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources, and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs, and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers, and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests, and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.
This Friday, meet the trio who runs Fifth Crow Farm, a 75-acre organic farm in Pescadero, California. From day one, John Vars, Teresa Kurtak and Mike Irving – who met at UC Santa Cruz’s Farm and Garden Program – used a conservation plan to make improvements and gain efficiencies on their diversified farm a mile and a half from the Pacific Ocean.
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