Southeast Ohio’s newest farmers turn their passions into full time jobs

Written by Donovan Hunt, Photos by Ashley Beach Julie Sharp has dreamed of starting a farm for many years and about 18 months ago, she made her dream a reality, but some of the hardest lessons have come from as she says her dreams hitting reality. One day, Sharp had nearly finished bush-hogging her pasture […]

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Behind the Bite

Pawpaws for all 

Written and Photos by Jamie Miller “The flavor of the pawpaw sells itself,” says Chris Chmiel of Integration Acres. An overcast afternoon lit the farmer’s pawpaw trees. Small buds decorated trees, alongside pink, white and green ribbons. The plants were treated to an unusually warm day in February.  Chmiel smiled when speaking about his produce. […]

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