Sustainable Small-Scale Farming Examples: Farmer Jones Eco-Friendly Produce

Rita Foust and Mel Jones established Farmer Jones Produce in Poetry, Texas, in 2009. While they occasionally employ a few temporary laborers to help on the 3-acre farm, Mel and Rita perform the majority of the farm's operations. There is about one acre of garden space and about a half an acre is devoted to orchard trees. In this small space they grow a multitude of herbs, vegetables, fruit trees, and flowers grown to attract pollinators. Read more here.

Posted on: March 18th, 2016