blue fruit farm in the media
Food Freedom radio
Joyce and Jim have been named the 2019 MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year! They are truly honored and humbled by this award, and know that they have had tremendous support over the years for all they have done - thank you! You can read about the award in this Organic Broadcaster article.
Blue Fruit Farm is featured in a new 15 minute documentary titled "Persistence: Midwestern Farmers and their Uncommon Crops". This charming film, put together by the Savanna Institute, explores the challenges, successes, and principles of diversified fruit and nut farming.
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MN Farmers Union
“We wouldn’t have culture without agriculture” is Jim Riddle’s opening line in this three-part film produced by Minnesota Farmers Union. The first part focuses on the roots of Minnesota farming followed by an exploration of our food systems and closes with the history of Minnesota Farmers Union. Joyce and Katie also share their wisdom in this beautiful film.
the seattle times
IN Her boots podcast
winona post article
The cleveland plain dealer
KSMQ Public TV in Austin, MN, featured Blue Fruit Farm in its Garden Connections show in August 2013. Access the broadcast in its entirety by clicking here to learn more about Blue Fruit Farm, our practices, and the importance of organic farming.
La crosse tribune
In fall of 2013, Blue Fruit Farm co-owners Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford were featured in a La Crosse Tribune article called "Organic Pacesetters", which outlines the role the couple played in the organic movement. In response to the article, Meg Moynihan of the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture commented, "Over the years those two have done just about everything organic there is: farmed, inspected, written standards, manuals, and publications, served on Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force and National Organic Standards Board, trained, taught, presented, advocated, consulted, monitored pipeline installation….the list goes on and on and on!!!"