Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

No Kidding?

Here’s a recent gardens column from What’s Up? Magazine. Spring is just around the corner, or at least most of us hope so. With the wild winds of March upon us and April’s rain close behind, it’s time to review … Continue reading

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Fresh Farms Taking Root

Here’s my feature article from What’s Up? Magazine‘s March issue. Meghan Ochel and Erik DeGuzman are passionate about farming; it’s what they do. They met in 2011 while shopping at a farmers’ market. Meghan was working in public health for … Continue reading

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What’s Next? USDA & USAID Specialist, Poet, Warrior Against Hunger Janice F. Booth, Maryland Correspondent   Hiram Larew, right, traveled a lot with his job. Here he is pictured in Egypt in 1998. Photo courtesy of Hiram Larew Hiram Larew … Continue reading

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“What’s Next?” Earl, Buddy, Hance, former MD. Sec. of Ag

“What’s Next?” Earl, Buddy, Hance, Maryland’s Secretary of Agriculture, Calvert County Commissioner –  Janice F. Booth, Maryland Correspondent Mar 22, 2019 Updated Mar 22, 2019 “I always have the farm. I’m always going to be there,” said Earl “Buddy” Hance, … Continue reading

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They’re back! Oscar & Opal Osprey Begin Their 18th Season!

I’m delighted to announce the return of our dear Osprey friends, Opal and Oscar.  Yesterday morning’s weather was perfect for a walk at the US Naval Academy.  There was a gentle breeze, sunshine, and temperatures in the low 50s F. … Continue reading

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