Hello! I am Cindy Hoyt. My husband Richard and I live on 50 acres in the middle of the Davy Crockett National Forest in beautiful East Texas. We are all organic (have been for 20+ years) and we practice sustainable and natural gardening, farming, and living practices.
I was fortunate to grow up with grandparents who had a garden and farmed, loved the land and loved nature. My grandmother had a compost pile long before compost piles were “cool”. She raised chickens and gardened organically, knowing back in the 50’s and 60’s that chemicals and pesticides were harmful to people and the environment, and she wanted no part of it. It was in her living room that I would spend hours reading Organic Gardening Magazine. My grandfather grew heirloom tomatoes (organically of course) and people would come from near and far to buy them. I was lucky to know at an early age what a really good tomato tastes like.
I want to educate people on the importance of caring for the earth and the creatures that live on it. We cannot continue to pollute our environment and trash the planet, then expect a secure future for our children and grandchildren. Pesticides, chemical fertilizers, unsustainable farming practices, excessive waste and garbage stemming from frivolous spending and the desire to “have it all” is having a devastating effect on our planet. I’m passionate about wanting to make a difference.