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Expanding Our Medicinal Herb Production – Edge of the World Farm
Heritage Turkey Breeding
Charles Treis is a young farmer with a background in small-scale poultry production. He sees a gap in producing heritage turkey breeds. According to [...]
Chatham Rabbit: Building an FDA-Approved Processing Facility
Chatham Rabbit is a top producer of rabbit meat for restaurants and consumers. At present, Crystal has sold to more than 80 restaurants in her region. To [...]
Local, Pasture-Raised Hog Farm Expansion Plan
Jennie Reese and her husband Jamie operate Ellington Farm in Manson. The farm has been in Jamie’s family for many generations, previously as a tobacco [...]
Re-Purposing Tobacco Bulk Barns
Dawnbreaker Farm is a 20-acre farm operated by Ben Grimes, who primarily raises livestock and produces eggs. The new farm is located on a historic tobacco [...]
Field-to-Fork Artisanal Bread & Pizza
Riverbend Nursery is operated by Brian Rollins. He cultivated landscaping plants for 35 years until the recession greatly affected the operation in the [...]
Customizing a Grain Mill for Local Flour Production
Danny Cowan and George Allen operate Red Tail Grains. With their expertise in small scale farming, they are producing high quality, whole grains for the [...]
Dairy Farmer Builds New Micro-Bottling Plant
Ran-Lew Dairy received a grant to begin producing value-added products on his family's dairy. Through his project, he was able to begin producing bottled [...]
Fifth-Generation Farmer Renovates Historic Grist Mill
A fifth generation cotton farmer, Butch Byrum lives and farms near the town of Edenton on the North Carolina coast. The fields of his family’s farm stretch [...]
Carolina Gold Oil Company
R Britt Farms produces livestock and various commodity crops. In order to expand the farm operation and keep it profitable, Lee Britt, owner and operator, [...]
Wash Station Improvements to Increase Efficiency & Food Safety
Jillian Mickens operates Open Door Farm, which was originally conceived on the Breeze Incubator Farm and has recently expanded onto its own property. The [...]
Spreading the Knowledge of Making Good Chevre
OakMoon Farm is a 12-acre dairy goat operation. The last dairy in its rural North Carolina county, it was started in 1998 by a couple who hoped to one day [...]