Authors

Avatar

Susan Futrell is the author of Good Apples: Behind Every Bite (University of Iowa Press). She has worked in marketing and food distribution with farms, food businesses, and nonprofit organizations for over 35 years. She is a freelance writer, essayist, and consultant, and is currently Director of Marketing for the nonprofit Red Tomato, which does marketing, logistics, and market development for a network of fruit and vegetable farmers in the northeastern US. She’s a fifth-generation Iowan and divides her time between Iowa City, Boston, and mid-coast Maine.

Grinnell Heritage Farm is Farming Against Type—and Against the Odds—in Iowa

Melissa and Andy Dunham with a weekly CSA share from their farm. (Photo courtesy of Grinnell Heritage Farm)

Easy as Pie? Family Apple Farms Persist Against the Odds