Agriculture, Roadhouse

We the People Growers Association: Farmer Melvin Parson’s Vision Is Taking Root in Ypsilanti

If you had told Farmer Melvin Parson a few years ago that he would be impacting his community though farming, he might have looked at you like you were turning into a turnip. But here he is in Ypsilanti, with rows and rows of vegetables filling up almost an acre. The farm is We the […]

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Ari on Business

Attending to Agriculture

Seed Selection, Feeding the Soil and Sustainable Price Structures Wendell Berry, who keeps an insightful eye on the American landscape (both literally and figuratively), once wrote, β€œWhen you find a farmer or a forester who has united the inescapable economic concern with an equally compelling interest in ecology, that is when you had better stop […]

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ZingLife

The Return of Austria’s Rebel Farmer

Chef Alex welcomes Austria’s “Rebel Farmer” Sepp Holzer to the Zingerman’s Roadhouse for a very special dinner and lecture, Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Sepp Holzer is an interesting fellow. He grew up in a traditional Austrian farming family, and in 1962, he took over the running of his parents’ mountain farm business. After […]

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