Like many NOFA members, Janet Clark and her husband got into farming in their mature years.
Having grown up on an Illinois farm with a hard driving father, Janet’s husband never wanted to go back to that life again. But he helped her with her dream. Thirteen years ago they bought a 70-acre dairy in Ashfield, Massachusetts to raise beef. For ten years they came out from the Boston area on weekends to build fences, fix buildings (new roofs, a bigger well a new electrical system) and move stock. Three years ago they made the big move out themselves. He runs a small business from a home office, and she runs the farm.
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