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Agritopia (Gilbert, AZ)

After purchasing a fifty-acre parcel from the original homesteaders in the 1960’s, Jim and Virginia Johnston continued cultivation of the acreage producing wheat, cotton, and sugar beets while raising three sons in what was rural Arizona. With rapid development in the 90’s, the Johnston’s sought to foresee how their farm would fit into the rapid expansion … Continue reading

Arcosanti (Mayer, AZ)

Crossing the California border into Arizona, we started our climb to 7,000 feet, hugged on all sides by the rolling mountainous desert. Our destination was Flagstaff, but we made a quick and enjoyable stop to Arcosanti, an “urban laboratory”. Before arriving, we were warned by our tour guide that this was not exactly agriculture or … Continue reading