The future I'd like to envision for my child is one where our little community here in Sherwood is like a microcosm of the whole. Where people are valued over profits, and both the economy and ecology thrive. If we prove that what we are doing here works, and works well, then hopefully others will try too. With the majority of the farmland in the country ready to change hands within the next couple decades, maybe it will be the spread of smaller, ecologically diverse farms that saves us in the end and gives everybody the local food security and quality that they deserve. Things like that take time, but it's nice to know that everything we do here at Our Table, from planting our own seeds to meeting with local producers, is aimed at creating a future like that.
I hope to see you at the anniversary party on Saturday!! Come say hi!!!
Til' next time,