At the soul of each farmer is a love for what they do, a passion that drives them out of bed before dawn, a calling. This series of short stories explores those passions.

A farmer standing in front of his cow with his hand on the cows head.

Morning Milking

Each morning, before dawn breaks over Vermont's Green Mountains, Brett Beidler finds a moment of peace with his cows.

A farmer in a stable giving water to calves as the sun rises behind him.

Learning the Ropes

Amy Raboine's father started this farm, and she works hard every day to uphold his legacy.

A farmer in a straw hat bending down to kiss his dog.

A Good Dog

We love our cows, but on David Kline's farm, there's one four-legged friend who stands out from the rest.

A farmer and his son walking through a field with cows grazing around them.

The Gift of Grass

For organic farmers like Jeff Miller, leaving the land better than you found it is part of the mission.

A closeup of two girls kneeling in grass picking flowers.

Seed to Table

Farmer and mother Charlene Stoller knows that good food can nourish both body and soul.

A farmer sitting in the grass between a cow and a small dog.

Riding the Weather

Organic farming can't be rushed—and farmers like Organic Valley board member Mark Kruse know that if you work with nature, nature will provide.

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