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Kriss Marion on Circle M Market Farm

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Kriss Marion is a former Easterner and Journalist from Chicago. Kriss and her husband Shannon, own the Circle M Market Farm and B&B, in Lafayette County. She is the founder of her local farmers 19 market in Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Even though Kriss is a first-generation 1cniche 1d farmers, she always vowed she 19d never do a farmers 19 market. She got into farming because she liked playing in the dirt. Her dream revolved around shepherding animals, growing plants, shaping the landscape and healing a piece of land 13 all projects with no end point, no closure, no down time. Circle M Market Farm is a small family homestead in rural Blanchardville, Wisconsin, 40 minutes southwest of Madison. The farm is nestled into a cozy valley, bordered by creeks on two sides, and old oak woods on another, and a restored prairie on the last. The 20-acres is shared with their sheep, goats, chickens, horses, beef cows, pigs, dogs, cats, ducks and a crazy goose. Everything has a purpose and function that feeds the land and lives around it.