June 1, 1974
|Education||BA English, BS Geology|
|Alma mater||College of William & Mary|
|Notable works||Gaining Ground, Growing Tomorrow, Start Your Farm|
Forrest Pritchard (born June 1, 1974) is a New York Times bestselling author and seventh generation sustainable farmer, living at Smithfield Farm in Berryville, Virginia, United States. He is a graduate of Episcopal High School and The College of William and Mary, where he won the Academy of American Poets prize in 1996. His farm, called Smith Meadows, was one of the first "grass-finished" farms in the country, and sells at farmers' markets in the Washington, DC area. His books include the New York Times bestseller Gaining Ground, A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm (Lyons, 2013, ISBN 9780762787258, no. 19 in E-books non-fiction) named a top read by NPR and Publishers Weekly, and Growing Tomorrow: Behind The Scenes With 18 Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing The Way We Eat (with Molly Peterson, The Experiment, 2015 ISBN 9781615192847).
- Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm (2013). ISBN 978-0762787258
- Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat (2015). ISBN 978-1615192847
- Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer (2018). ISBN 978-1615194896
- "E-Book Nonfiction". 14 June 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- Smith Meadows
- "Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm".
- "Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat".
- "Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer".