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Deirdre Armstrong and her husband Phil own Harvest Thyme Herbs, a 6 acre specialty produce farm in Staunton, Virginia. They grow culinary herbs and vegetables for chefs and gourmet grocers in central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. As the oldest of 13 children, Deirdre fostered her love of plants by tending the family's large vegetable garden. She went on to earn a degree in ornamental horticulture at the University of Maryland. After graduation she became a horticulturist for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. When Phil retired from the Pentagon they realized their dream of buying a small farm in Virginia.