Peter Robertson, Vegetable Farmer with Tillers International – Biographies – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

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Peter Robertson, Vegetable Farmer with Tillers International

Name: Peter Robertson

Occupation: Vegetable Farmer, Substitute Teacher

Place of Residence: Clapp Farm Homestead, Tillers International, Scotts, Michigan

Background and Personal History: Peter holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He has been an organic gardener since 1984, and also spent time as an independent bicycle dealer from 1991-2005.

Current Projects: Peter is vegetable farming with no carbon-based fuel, is an incubator farm mentor, is expanding his community-supported agriculture (CSA) program and working on skills to farm with animals.

Other Fun Facts: Peter commutes by bicycle. He is an ox drover, avid reader, and kids always make him smile!