Name: Mary Jane Phifer
Occupation: Farmer, SteelMeadow Farm; Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (when she needs a day off of the farm)
Place of Residence: Mansfield, Missouri
BS Graphic Design
MA Art Education, post secondary
MS Nurse Midwifery
Mary Jane and her husband raise Irish Dexter cattle and Valera Spanish goats, utilizing intensive grazing methods.
They also keep bees, gardens and preserves, and prepare food in a variety of ways, including canning, baking, cheesemaking and general cooking.
Other Fun Facts:
SteelMeadow Farm has raised goats and poultry since 2004 and began with Irish Dexter cattle in 2006. The 82-acre farm is located in the Missouri Ozarks.
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