Just one year ago, it must have been a bit overwhelming for Stephen and Stephanie GianDonato when their lifestyle changed completely. They bought an 11-acre site on Route 17 in upper Gloucester and began their business, The GianDonato Farmette LLC.
Stephen is a professional chef who owned a very successful deli and catering business in Philadelphia. Stephanie, originally from Maryland, is a civilian worker for the Air Force at Langley. “This is something I have always dreamed of doing and Stephen as well,” she said. “My father grew up on a farm.” Stephen and Stephanie met and married six and half years ago. They now have four children, Stephen the 3rd, age 5; Oxley, 4; Eddie, age 3, and Mico, 1.
It is amazing what the GianDonato family has accomplished in just one year. In residence throughout the acreage are goats, ducks, rabbits, guineas, pigs, a cow, laying chickens and meat chickens, turkeys and other birds. Strolling the grounds are their two dogs and a cat, “but no animals...
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