Marc Eisen is a freelance writer based in Madison, Wisconsin, previously with Wisconsin Interest magazine, The Isthmus, and The Capital Times.
In early 1988, American farming was reaching a turning point. A small group of southwestern Wisconsin farmers—an improbable mix of back-to-the-land homesteaders (hippies!) and salt-of-the-earth family farmers—banded together to form a co-op to se... more
This is a sidebar to Marc Eisen's "Organic Valley at the Crossroads," which ran in our latest issue. Click here to read Marc's full story. Because Organic Valley began as an insurgency against corporate farming, you might think that CEO Georg... more
Jul 20, 2015 4:54 PM Dispatches