wyck farms peppers on wisahickon creek

Peppers purchased on Nov. 7, 2014, at the Wyck Home Farm market  in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, photographed on nearby Wissahickon Creek


Jim Hightower, “America’s #1 populist,” according to his own web site, has been a vocal advocate for small farmers, and for programs that help them directly market their produce, ever since he served two terms as the elected Texas state agriculutural commissioner in the 1980s

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Hightower recently talked to Seasonal Chef about how the proliferation of farmers markets and the farm to table movement are creating grassroots jobs and promoting economic democracy in America.