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Finding his Yum: Pipitone celebrates 35 years of organic farming

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ROCK ISLAND — Jerry Pipitone has grown his own veggies since he was 8 years old. But it wasn’t until he was in his late 30s and harvesting 200 pounds of garlic from his backyard garden that he realized, “Holy cow, I’m a farmer.”

Now, decades later, the 72-year-old self-described “back-to-the-lander” has cultivated Pipitone Farms into one of the largest and most popular organic operations in the region.

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