“It’s really rewarding, after a hard day of work, just coming out and seeing the product of your labor,” said graduate student Brendan Murtha.” The environmental science major hopes to one day run his own organic farm.
Another unique aspect of this farm are the living accommodations for some of the farm apprentices. Their commute to work is a matter of feet. They need only step outside their yurts, specially constructed circular huts, complete with basic furnishings.
Yurt dweller Emily Bowie loves the peace and quiet of her “field-side apartment” after spending the day picking raspberries, bottle feeding sheep and moving beef cattle to an ungrazed field.
Thanks, Chuck Rhodes and abc27 News! July 7, 2014 Watch the full news clip