Tag Archive for Fortunate Farm

Fortunate Farmer and Hellraiser, Jeffrey S. Schultz July 15, 1952 – November 15, 2020

These bodies we occupy don’t last forever, as the loss of Mendocino County teacher, activist, and extraordinary friend, Jef Schultz this week has vividly reminded me. When I met Jef and his partner in all things, Ellen Buechner, nearly a decade ago, he was already on a Great to Be Alive tour after a difficult…

Fortunate Farm: Visionary Carbon Farming from a Brewery’s Waste Stream

Published on Mar 23, 2016 by North Coast Brewing

http://northcoastbrewing.com – As a young farmer, Gowan Batist worked with the North Coast Brewing Company to establish a family farm with a focus on rotational grazing, composting, and heirloom vegetables. Learn about how Gowan is “carbon farming” by using the waste stream from the local brewery. (February 2016)

Blood & Mud, a Love Letter to Cross-Generational Farm Communities

Here’s a lovely valentine to community everywhere, and a great read from one of the more inspiring & innovative young farmers we’ve encountered in Northern California in recent years, Gowan Batist of Fortunate Farm in Caspar, California. Thanks to Gowan, Evan Wiig of the The Farmer’s Guild, and Janae Lloyd for the photography. Happy Valentine’s…

North Coast Brewing Co. to Use Mendocino-Grown Hops for New Acme Pale Ale

Courtesy of Sarah Bodnar & the Fort Bragg Advocate-News NCBC to use local hops in new Acme brew By Sarah Bodnar Posted: 09/24/15, 3:17 PM PDT  In a county once known for hop production and home to the namesake town, Hopland, local hops farmers now carry forth a piece of history in partnership with North…