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 Sep 17 - 23, 2009 
Jesse Daves, local farmer, stands before a row of amaranth and corn at his Atrisco field.
Ty Bannerman

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Planting the Seeds

A conversation with Jesse Daves of Amyo Farms

By Ty Bannerman

“Total disillusionment.”

This is the answer Jesse Daves, the owner of Amyo Farmsa local pesticide-free growergives when I ask him what prompted his transition from a formerly computer-centered life to one of hard manual labor and sunshine.

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A customer looks over some fresh vegetables at the Downtown Growers’ Market.
Ty Bannerman

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Local Harvest Guide

By Ty Bannerman

Autumn is harvest time, and even though this year hasn’t been the most fertile in recent memory, you’ll still be able to find plenty of delicious fruits and vegetables grown by your neighbors until at least mid-November.

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