Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:25 AM CST

Virginia’s Loudoun Valley lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Bull Run and Catoctin mountains. It is the heart of Hunt Country -- elite horses and Olympic riders canter along woodland trails and jump over low gaps in wooden fences. Nurseries and greenhouses, beef cattle, horses, berries and Christmas trees are typical enterprises of the valley’s mostly small farms. To the east, 300 years of agriculture give way to Dulles International Airport, outside of Washington, D.C., and a sea of suburban rooftops.

The rich Loudoun Valley is home to Cleremont Farm G.P. Brothers Carl Lindgren and Tony Horkan, with ...

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