Jillian Levine lives in Maryland, where she works as an assistant market manager for Butler’s Orchard. For more information about Butler’s Orchard, visit http://www.ButlersOrchard.com or email Jillian at Jillian@ButlersOrchard.com. If you’ve ever traveled through the suburbs of upper Montgomery County, Maryland, you might be surprised to come across Butler’s Orchard, a family-owned and operated market and 300-acre Pick-Your-Own orchard. Nestled in between sprawling suburbs and new housing … Continue reading The Geography of a Suburban Farm
Not only has the ailing economy affected our pocketbooks, but it has also changed our built environment. Here in Rio Vista, California, the housing market crash has halted development of this subdivision. Elsewhere in the world, similar scenarios are being played out in the form of abandoned high rises, derelict shopping malls and unfinished luxury resorts.