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Tag Archives: 2011

Building an Organic Small Grain Operation
Ben Haines and his father Kenny Haines manage Looking Back Farms in eastern North Carolina. They are among the few (and the proud) farmers in the state [...]
Cooperative Mushroom Fruiting Facility
A group of farmers have designed a mushroom production facility. They also cooperatively market their products.
Reedy Fork Farm: Organic Feed Production
Reedy Fork Farm started producing organic milk in 2006 as a way to save the sixth-generation family farm. Today, the family-owned farm also cultivates and [...]
Starting a New Butchery for Processing Grass-fed Meats
Eliza MacLean plans to open a storefront shop to market her grass-fed beef at the renovated Saxapahaw Mill in Alamance County, North Carolina. The store [...]
On Farm Feed Mill
The Jones family started farming in 1997, growing vegetables and livestock primarily for their own family. Husband and wife, Jeremiah and JoAnn held [...]
Bamboo Shoot: Planting and Cannery Blue Print
Brothers Thay and Meng have been growing edible bamboo shoots for the past 10 years. Fresh bamboo has a short shelf life, and the demand in Asian markets [...]
Artisanal Cheese from Guernsey Cows
Farm: Guernsey Girl Creamery Operator: Ashley Bridges Production: Dairy, Livestock Location: Shelby, Cleveland County, NC
Century Farm Orchards: Preserving History Through Heirloom Apples
In 2011, David Vernon was awarded a grant to work on a project to establish a heritage exhibition at his family's heirloom apple orchard.