| Rants |

Farmer Jay's 11 Best Instagram Photos

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of South Florida and help keep the future of New Times free.

He may be Broward and Palm Beach County's favorite farmer, but he's also our favorite Instagrammer.

Farmer Jay spends his days working the fields on his sustainable, organic farm and nights penning a column called Farmer Jay's Soapbox for Clean Plate Charlie. So it's a wonder that he finds the time to moonlight as an expert farm life photographer, but heirloom tomato shots don't lie.

We've picked out Farmer Jay's 11 best Instagram photos (that's our usual ten, plus one for good luck). Get ready for some close-ups.

See also: Farmer Jay's Top 25 Instagrams

First of all, look at that lighting. Second of all, you know these tomatoes taste better than the awful hybrids at the supermarket. Who wants a bite?

So many hues of green. We can just taste the nutrients. Notice the tiny drops of dew in the background.

This photo is so natural and earthy, we have no words.

Bear's a farm dog in training. Drake is the pro.

These guys were headed off to farm-to-table restaurant Max's Harvest. (Why not into our mouths?)

What a grin. Farmer Jay captures Pearl as she hungrily oinks her way into her next meal. It's chow time.

These little guys are waiting to help compost. Meanwhile, it's time for their close-up with Farmer Jay.

Farmer Jay calls them little beauties. We can't disagree -- and we kind of want to roll around in a colorful pile of them.

Farmer Jay says his baby goats aren't babies anymore. Watch them grow up before your very eyes in his Instagram shots.

Color. Shape. Form. Depth. This has it all. Plus the generosity of Mother Nature.

Can someone tell us why this tropical banana tree looks nothing like the ones in our backyard? Jealous.

View the full slideshow of Farmer Jay's Top 25 Instagrams. Follow him on Instagram @farmerjay1.

Keep New Times Broward-Palm Beach Free... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering South Florida with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.