Organic Rising 2013

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Santa Cruz, California<br />
October 23, 2012<br />
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Joe Schirmer, farm owner of Dirty Girl Farm, purchased the farm in 1999. He is a graduate of UCSC and the UCSC Farm and Garden Apprenticeship Program and has worked on several farms throughout the west coast.<br />
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The farm is nationally known for it's tasty dry farm tomatoes which are not irrigated and hold in all the juices. <br />
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Joe currently sits on the board of directors for CUESA (Center for Urban Education on Sustainable Agriculture) which runs the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and is past President of the board of directors for the SCCFM (Santa Cruz Community Farmers Markets).