Mr. Sechrist operated an organic beef and cattle operation, the first certified in Texas, at the Sechrist Ranch near Fredericksburg, Texas. He also co-managed Homestead Healthy Foods with his wife, Peggy Sechrist. In building Homestead Healthy Foods, Mr. Sechrist has organized a cooperative relationship with Texas and Oklahoma organic cattle and chicken raisers, providing slaughtering, marketing and distribution services through a mail order and Internet outlet, and via shelf space in traditional urban grocery supermarkets.
Interview InformationApril 19, 2002
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