Four years ago, Florence Jessup spent a small fortune to
start her Hillsboro farm, Artisan Organics: more than $70,000 from an
inheritance and her retirement accounts.
then, Jessup, farm
I want you all y'all foodies to try and stay calm. I've got a sneak peek at Plate & Pitchfork's 2010 summer dinner series schedule right here. Why the warning? Well, the outdoor dinner series, which has been shining a bucolic spotlight on local farmers since 2003, sold out in a single day last year (and it broke the internet in 2008)—so apparently somebody cares about eating a white tablecloth ...