EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Flatbush Fig Farm

Accidental fig farmer Nelson Ryland runs the family business with the help of his two oldest sons, Jack, 6, and Sam, 4. At the company headquarters—a beautiful Victorian house in Ditmas Park–fig tree cuttings spill out into every available space.

Accidental fig farmer Nelson Ryland runs the family business with the help of his two oldest sons, Jack, 6, and Sam, 4.  At the company headquarters—a beautiful Victorian house in Ditmas Park–fig tree cuttings spill out into every available space. 

“I think there is room on the piano—I think I can get maybe 40 or 50 more cuttings in,” Nelson says.  Read more here in our current issue.

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