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Is -- holiday -- we first asked you last year who founded a huge tech company created a successful cosmetic business.
And now raises turkeys like the Indians dead.
The answer our power player of the.
Farm with the seasons.
Know you're so I don't know your -- fondly know you're familiar whether you know your animals sandy learner is talking.
About sustainable -- Raising livestock and growing vegetables.
Without the chemicals that are so common and what she calls factory Foreman.
Just days before Thanksgiving she took me out I seed in the -- today.
-- -- thirteen hundred turkeys and heritage breeds that traced back to the Indians.
Lerner is not Christopher air after all our 800 acres and upper -- Virginia.
But as interesting as her business is how she got here.
She grew up on a farm in California.
Making enough from raising cattle -- her self to college.
What I learned it was -- -- work finally happy just when I'm engaged in.
And working -- thinking and and I'm striving.
She got into computers.
She and her then husband started Cisco Systems.
That found a way to link networks of computers the foundation of the Internet.
But six years later venture capital people were running -- How do you get fired from a company that you started.
We just basically got taken to the cleaners and part of that was.
If you don't have an employment contract.
I got -- at the same guy who -- Steve Jobs.
Lerner have a second act she started a cosmetics company called urban decay with -- colors for women like -- And in 1996.
She bought they are sure far.
It's historically been people who had.
Disposable income who made strides in farming look at George Washington look at Thomas Jefferson your -- pretty girl it's pretty is as pretty does.
She raises -- and at war horses that go back centuries.
Scotch highland capital.
And those turkeys -- she says taste better because of the lives they live how much has an -- shirt Turkey cost as compared to what I've gotten.
Grocery store well our Turkey's.
Our extensive there between I think they're running this year about a 160 to 200 dollars.
At those prices there are questions about how to make this kind of forming profitable.
-- while -- is determined to run a sound business it's not just about the bottom line.
Does a forty room mansion on the flown.
What's it like eleven there I don't know.
What do you mean I don't know -- -- and I love it do you think.
You're a bit eccentric.
I am now that I'm rich I used to just -- weird.
And so just days before Thanksgiving sandy learner and I danced with the -- -- grew won't from a family farm and she -- she goes on those little.
I'm -- -- I can tell what kinds -- thinking.
It's very much my successor firmer which is what George Washington wants he he wanted to be a really good farmer and I think I've I've been I've I've become a good form.
Sandy -- assault about a thousand turkeys this Thanksgiving but she also gave 600 to DC central -- -- For use it shelters food lines and schools.
And that's -- for a.
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