A Legend In His Own Field: Farmer John John Peterson was accused of turning his family farm into a haven for devil-worship, drugs, and orgies. But the flamboyant farmer eventually thrived by going organic. The Real Dirt on Farmer John tells his story.
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A Legend In His Own Field: Farmer John

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A Legend In His Own Field: Farmer John

A Legend In His Own Field: Farmer John

A Legend In His Own Field: Farmer John

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Earthy: Farmer John Peterson communes with his harvest. GAIAM hide caption

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Eventually, Peterson adopted a style of farming the Illinois land he was raised on that recalls the days before pesticides. Peterson Family hide caption

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Peterson Family

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