Love is Love Farm
Love is Love Farm is not a place, but the heart-work of Joe Reynolds and Judith Winfrey. Operated since 2008, Love is Love Farm aspires to demonstrate that young, land-less farmers can build a successful farming operation and actively serve the good food movement through mindful land stewardship.
We employ soil-based practices, such as continuous crop rotation, annual cover cropping, on-farm composting, conservation tillage, and old-fashioned hard-work, to cultivate the best and healthiest diversity of vegetables and fruit. Certified organic since 2011, we seek to foster solidarity while supporting a farm’s ecology and biodiversity in the course of growing a small, diverse, local farm business. At Love isLove Farm, the quadruple bottom line is:
1) Practice what is appropriate and healthy for our Earth, our soil, and our community;
2) Grow delicious food while celebrating the cultural value of food and providing great service;
3) Foster new growers through work education and mentorship;
4) Be profitable and successful.
Love is Love Farm was hosted for three years at Glover Family Farm in Douglasville, Georgia and now resides at Gaia Gardens near Decatur. Stop by and talk to us about what you like to eat, and we’ll share what we like to grow.
Gaia Gardens at East Lake Commons HOA
Gaia Gardens is a 4-acre certified organic farm owned by the East Lake Commons homeowners within the metro area of Atlanta in DeKalb County. Since 1998, the 67 homeowners of ELC have leased their farm to a landless farmer in exchange for stewarding and working with the land. The homeowners have contributed and improved the resources of the farm each year through their HOA fees, making Gaia Gardens a premier working farm and one of the first urban farms to be established in Atlanta. In line with the values of the community, Gaia Gardens was also one of the first Community Supported Agriculture farms in Georgia. It remains a successful example for eco-communities throughout the US. Gaia Gardens is currently leased by Love is Love farmers, Joe Reynolds and Judith Winfrey.
Read about Gaia Gardens and her Farmers, here, scroll down to Page 4