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Farm Guide Features — 2022

Meet Chester County's Farmer of the Year Darryl King, take a stroll through a peony farm, discover how a micro dairy can make a big impact and learn how horses can change your life. And of course, celebrate Chester County's top crop: mushrooms.

Micro Dairy, Big Opportunity: Pigeon Creek Farm

Styer's Peonies: Evolution of a Flower Farm

Farmer of the Year: Darryl King, Manor Hill Farms

The Healing Power of Horses: Thorncroft Equestrian Center

Get to Know Chester County's Top Crop: Mushrooms

Farm Guide Features — 2021

In this issue, we interviewed the county's Farmers of the Year, new and beginning farmers of all kinds and backgrounds (hemp, mushrooms, poultry and lavender) and talked to farmers with a long history in our region about how their farms are evolving. Read all of their stories in the links below:

Farmers of the Year: Sonya Beltran and the Beltran family

Hemp: A New Frontier for a Colonial Crop

Celebrating the Past, Preparing for the Future

An Unlikely Farmer: Liz Hopkins of Honeymoon Farm & Medina Mushrooms

Willistown Conservation Trust's Rushton Farm

Farm Guide Features — 2020

Old Stone Gathers No Moss

Farmers of the Year: The Gable Family of Conebella Farm

From Their Cow to Your Kitchen

Nottingham's Kaitlin Bell Makes Farm Show History

Farmers Rise to COVID Challenge

If you grow or sell Chester County farm products and would like to be included in the guide (there is no cost!), please contact Ann Lane at 610-344-6512 or

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Want to know where to buy award-winning cheese, Christmas trees, honey, alpaca fleece and everything in between right here in Chester County? Check out our 2022 Guide to Local Farm Products for over 125 farms and retail outlets selling locally grown goodness. We've proudly produced this magazine celebrating Chester County agriculture and the people who make our food system possible since 2002.

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