“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from a corn field.” —Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dick Blair and Betty Hui are second-career farmers. Blair spent 35 years as a Bay Area litigation attorney, and Hui is Key Account Manager at The FruitGuys in South San Francisco. When they purchased an old fruit and vegetable farm in El Dorado County, they had no real intention of becoming farmers. But as Blair says, farming is a slippery slope.