Livestock farmer stories, tips, and resources for success.
Jan. 8, 2022

Ep. 1.2 Randy & Lisa Robar

Ep. 1.2 Randy & Lisa Robar

“Yeah, neither Lisa or I grew up on a farm. So this is all new. This was not in our plans. I was chasing the corporate ladder. She was a public-school teacher. Then we started to look into food, which is a spiral. A downward spiral, if you start to do that, because you discover that so much of the food in a supermarket—that’s not really food, and it's probably not healthy for you. And so our solution was, fine, we'll just grow our own.”—Randy Robar

Randy and Lisa Robar didn’t expect to become dairy farmers, in fact it was the furthest thing from their minds. Then they moved to Vermont, met a fellow named Joe, and fell down a rabbit hole of local food appreciation and production. They've raised pigs, cows, chickens and hundreds of interns all while learning about the enterprises that work (and don’t) for them, the tools of the trade (ice trackers!), and teaching patience to a whole new generation.

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Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)

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