Farming a Future for Veterans – Modern Farmer

By Sam Brasch on July 22, 2013

The military taught Evan Premer not to waste time fixing a problem. On a day at the front end of summer, his indoor farm felt about 10 degrees too hot. He pulled a knife from his pocket and began to score the ribbed siding of the greenhouse. Once he’d carved out a five-foot square, he called to his mother and business partner, Ester Premer, to help him punch out the section from the wall. A cool breeze blew in from the traditional garden outside as they freed the chunk of plastic. “Much better,” said Evan, slipping the knife back into his pocket.

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