Farm to Table at The Home Ranch

Growing Organic Allison Mecklenburg and her Horticulture Team have a full time job with the Home Ranch farm to table program.  A lot of the organic vegetables guests see on their plate come from the greenhouse or garden beds on the property.  Home Ranch has been doing this since before it was cool. Allison says, "I am SO passionate about growing food! And especially organic food.  I come unglued when I notice that a plant has grown to the point of fruiting without me noticing. It is hands down the most important and exciting part of my life to watch all of this unfold. I have grown food as a hobby for many years, and now to have it as my vocation and career (corny as it may sound) is a dream come true." We asked her some questions about her unique occupation. What it’s like to grow plants in [...]