Forrest Pritchard is a professional farmer, writer and public speaker. He holds degrees in English and Geology from the College of William and Mary, and his farm, Smith Meadows, has been featured on NPR and the Washington Post. One of the first “grass finished” farms in the country, Smith Meadows has sold at leading farmers’ markets in Washington DC for fifteen years. His book Gaining Ground, A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm was named a Top Ten Read by Publishers Weekly, Washingtonian and NPR’s The Splendid Table.
Forrest is currently at work on a second book, slated for release in June 2015 by the Lyons Press.