Wyebrook Farm: A Lesson in Sustainability
I took a little road trip to the countryside on Thursday to farm outside of Philadelphia to have lunch at a well regarded farm known for sustainable farming, Wyebrook Farm. Its farm to table cafe was a delight. Great food and an amazing atmosphere set against the background of an 18th century barn. I was so relaxed there that I failed to take a lot of pictures.
The Farm grows everything served at the cafe and also sells their meat at their market on site. Their passion is palatable. Take a look at this article about the farm and sustainability on Martha Stewart here and also this article here.
The visit had me thinking more about the food I eat.
“…whenever I hear people say clean food is expensive, I tell them it’s actually the cheapest food you can buy.. I explain that with our food all the costs are figured into the price. Society is not bearing the cost of water pollution, of antibiotic resistance, of food-borne illness, of crop subsidies, of subsidized oil and water — of all the hidden costs to the environment and the taxpayer that make cheap food seem cheap.. the choice is simple: You can buy honestly priced food or you can buy irresponsibly priced food.”
― Michael Pollan
If you are ever in the Philadelphia area, a visit to the Farm is a must. You will not be disappointed.