All articles about “Mo”

A Whole-Diet CSA: Mo Moutoux Part 1

Farmer Mo Moutoux and husband Rob, of Moutoux Orchards in Purcellville, VA, have an enviable set-up and an admirable work-life balance (well, for farmers that is, because we all know that farmers work like crazy). During my first visit I thought I had wandered into Farm Heaven. It was a perfect August day, not too…

The Most Honest Job: Mo Moutoux Part 2

I want to repeat a quote from Mo Moutoux of Moutoux Orchard from last week’s post : Being a farmer “feels like the most honest thing you can do. Feeding yourself and your family and your community is at its most basic. It’s a basic necessity of life. Everyone has to eat, and being in a position to…

How Much Can One Farm Do? Mo Moutoux Part 3

In my first post about Mo Moutoux of Moutoux Orchard, I reported that my first visit to the farm was magical. (You can read the second post here.) I felt like I was in Farm Heaven, like I had landed at the four-way intersection of Right Life, Purpose, Meaning, and Happiness, and warm thoughts like “I wonder…