- Your Voice
A 30-year project in organic farming pays off
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Jenny and Wayne Petty created Our Garden in the 1970s.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer An empty produce bin in the Our Garden shed simply means it's time to ask a gardener, such as Jesse Petty, to dig up more vegetables.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Jenny Petty said she believes produce has a special energy if eaten straight from the garden.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Jesse Petty hopes to earn his living by taking over Our Garden, a farm his parents created in Catalina that uses no pesticides or chemical fertilizers.