Tag Archives: 2010

Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library
This group of young farmers has built an equipment lending library that will allow its members to expand their farming operations without adding the [...]
Tomato Umbrella to Prevent Fungal Disease
Jason Roehrig and Shiloh Avery operate Tumbling Shoals Farm in Millers Creek, at the base of the High Country in Wilkes County. They grow all kinds of [...]
Young Farmer Transitions from Tobacco to Organic Produce
Matthew Garrett is slowly transitioning a tobacco farm into an organic, diversified family farm. He has been expanding his operation over the last three [...]
Developing a Sustainable Grain Production Model
Edible Earthscapes has developed a small-scale, low impact, grain production model to utilize low value farmlands not suitable for vegetable production. [...]
Wilson Farmers’ Market Program
Organization: Wilson Farmers’ Market Project Coordinator: Billy Little Location: Wilson, Wilson County, NC   The Wilson Farmers’ Market [...]
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 [...]
Sustaining the Family Farm
Operator: Buron Lanier, Jr. Production: Beef Cattle Location: Burgaw, Pender County, NC Lanier developed a dual use of his land by sowing pasture grasses [...]
Upgrade Farm Packing Facility To Meet GAP Certification
Operator: Willis Byrum Production: Vegetables Markets: Grocers and Wholesale Location: Edenton, Chowan County, NC Willis Byrum constructed a washing [...]
Steep Grade Growing Stock Strawberry Project
Brad Atwell is a strawberry and Christmas tree grower in Ashe County with land on a very steep grade hill on the main road through the county. This project [...]
Starting A Bee Rental Service to Spread Pollination
Wrenn applied for a grant when he was 16-years-old in order to increase bee pollination in his farming community. He is a bee keeper and a [...]
Value-Added Juicing at Piedmont Food & Ag Processing Center
Organization: County of Orange Project Coordinator: Noah Ranells Location: Hillsborough, Orange County, NC The goal of this project is to provide local [...]
Specialty Crops Grading Facility
Ricky Fulk renovated bulk barns used for tobacco production into a washing and grading facility for fresh organic vegetables. He currently grows slicing [...]