Where Does My Food Come From: Emily Best, New Morning Farm

Update:

Our $50 Cash Giveaway Winner, sponsored by Farver Farms, is:

Cora Mae

Congratulations Cora Mae!  We hope you use your prize to purchase your favorite foods.  American Agriculture provides you with the safest, most abundant, least expensive food in the world.  Purchase it with confidence & enjoy what you eat!  Please contact shauna@farverfarms.com to claim your prize.

 

Hello, & Welcome to ‘Where Does My Food Come From?’

The blog series where we meet Farmers from all over the Nation, talk about the food they grow, & find out how just how much we might actually all have in common!

We want you to get to know, & trust, your farmer.

Make sure to connect with us & join the conversations happening with the #meetmyfarmer hashtag over on Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest:  @farverfarms

and on Facebook: facebook.com/farverfarms

I’m so excited, because today, we’re talking with Emily Best, an apprentice farmer from New Morning Farm in Central Pennsylvania, & her farming situation is so unique, I can’t wait for you to hear about it!

Emily Best

But first, let me explain just a little about how this series works.

Each episode of ‘Where Does My Food Come From?’, will feature a food host.  A product, company, or store that supplies you with your food, and ties in with the farmer we’re interviewing in that episode.

The farmers grow it… our food hosts are where you’ll find it.

Here’s the exciting part,… the food host for each post will be giving away food products or gift certificates to one of our readers!

All you have to do is listen to the interview, & leave a comment on the blog, letting us know what you learned, or your favorite part of the interview.  When you do, you’ll automatically be entered in a random drawing for whatever the food host giveaway is for that post.

For our inaugural edition, this week’s food host is… us, Farver Farms!  And we’re giving away $50 in cold, hard cash!

We want you to go out & purchase your favorite food.  Whether that’s from a farm stand, a farmers market, a specialty store, or your local grocery store.  American Agriculture provides you with the safest, most abundant, least expensive food in the world.  Purchase it with confidence & enjoy what you eat!

We’ll be choosing a winner randomly on Monday from those who leave a comment, so don’t forget to do that—you could win $50 cash!

All right,  let’s get started… just push play below to hear my interview with Emily!  (The actual interview starts about 2 minutes in)

I hope you were able to listen to the entire interview with Emily Best from New Morning Farm. She’s such a forward thinker, & so passionate about food production!  I loved her thoughts about farming mindfully, and creating conversations about farming and farming practices.  And I hope you found you have something in common with her as well.  Emily is your farmer!

If you have more questions for Emily & would like to connect with her, you can find her here:
Twitter:  @Emilycgb or @NewMorningFarm
or at   www.panewfarmers.com

And remember, this week we’re giving away $50 for you to purchase your favorite food!  Leave a comment below, letting us know what you learned in our interview with Emily, and you’ll be entered in the drawing for a $50 in cold, hard, cash!

That’s all for today. Thanks so much for joining us,.. & make sure you join us next week for another #meetmyfarmer edition of ‘Where Does My Food Come From?’.

I’ll see you soon on The Farm!  -Shauna

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Comments (11)

  1. katpinke

    Shauna, what a small world! I met Emily in person just two weeks ago at the Ag Issues Forum in Phoenix!. I love your series and the podcast/ audio approach. Keep up the great work.

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    1. Shauna Farver (Post author)

      Thanks so much, Katie! Hope to meet Emily in person one day as well…such an intelligent, thoughtful producer!

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      1. Emily B (@Emilycgb)

        Aw thanks ladies 🙂 @Shauna, I’m sure we will be able to meet someday!

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        1. Shauna Farver (Post author)

          I am too, Emily!

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  2. JoAnn

    I was raised on a farm, and worked with farmers in my job before I retired. I always loved hearing their stories and I always seemed to learn something new. I visited the state of Pennsylvania a few years ago, went to the Amish colonies and was amazed at their methods of farming and regular household chores! We are always trying new ways, mostly healthy, in cooking our meats and vegetables. I found it interesting how Emily’s farm is approx. 40 acres, compared to the size of our farms in my area. They do have an awesome operation! I wish we had more Farmer’s Markets in our area. It’s nice to know where our food come from!

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    1. Shauna Farver (Post author)

      Thanks JoAnn! Great to hear about your connections to the farm!

      Reply
  3. Cora Mae Ofstie

    Having grown up,on a MONTANA Cattle & wheat Ranch, I am always interested in where my food comes from.

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    1. Shauna Farver (Post author)

      Cora, a fellow Montanan! Thanks for checking out our series & posting! We’ll announce our winner later tonight.

      Reply
    2. Shauna Farver (Post author)

      Cora, you were the winner of the Food Host giveaway! Please shoot is an email to shauna@farverfarms.com so we can get that off to you 🙂

      Reply
  4. Brenda

    Fantastic start to an amazing series! So excited to learn more from farmers all over our nation.

    Reply
    1. Shauna Farver (Post author)

      Thanks Brenda!

      Reply

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