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Joe Schirmer

Joe Schirmer

Dirty Girl Farm: Santa Cruz, California

Joe's just a great guy. His farm, Dirty Girl, was started by Jane Friedman and Ali Edwards. It's a remarkable property, on an overlooked street near downtown Santa Cruz. Joe's beans and greens and everything else are prized by Chef David Kinch of Manresa, and he's also a favorite of Alice Waters.

When he's not working his butt off, he surfs. Yep, another famous surfing celebrity farmer from Santa Cruz!