About Forrest Pritchard

photo: Craig McCord/Handpicked Nation

photo credit: Craig McCord/Handpicked Nation

Forrest Pritchard is a full-time farmer, holding degrees in English and Geology from the College of William and Mary. His farm Smith Meadows was one of the first “grass finished” farms in the country, and has sold at leading farmers’ markets in Washington DC for more than fifteen years. Forrest’s book Gaining Ground, A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm was named a Top Read by Publishers Weekly, The Washington Post and NPR’s The Splendid Table.

Forrest’s next book, Growing Tomorrow, is slated for release in August 2015, from the award-winning press The Experiment.