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John Whitmore & Shagbark Gardens

John Whitmore & Shagbark Gardens

John started working with veggies and plants about 7 years ago with a large organic farm program during high school which piqued his interest and inspired him to take an apprenticeship with Nook & Cranny Farm in Caroline. Working with Bob Tuori taught him a lot about the mechanics of farming and inspired his love of hot chili peppers. Add to that lots of reading and research and three years ago John was ready to start farming on his own in his current location.   In addition to renting kitchen space to Mojo’s he also grows most of the specialty...

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