He’s been called everything from a devil worshipper to winningly eccentric—a maverick, an inspiration, a philosopher of the soil—farmer, author, playwright and raconteur. "I love glitz. I love glitter. I love glamour," says John Peterson. And, he loves the land. So who is this Farmer John, you wonder?
Get the scoop on the man behind the tractor and the Dr. Seuss hat:
Read the Farmer John Q&A >>
Find out how one muskmelon can change a life:
Read My First Garden, a true story by Farmer John >>
Get two delicious vegetable recipes from Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables:
Beet Slices in Creamy Mustard Sauce >>
Orange Curry Carrots >>