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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 [...]
Vargas Farms: Growing Traditional Mexican Crops
Felix Vargas has implemented season extension methods for growing Mexican and Central American crops including jicama, passionfruit, and chayote.
Passive Watering System For Livestock
Bluebird Farm received a grant in 2011 to implement a passive watering system, allowing the farm to expand pastured livestock production and enhance its [...]
Aquaponics in an Old Tobacco Greenhouse
The Worley Family Farm is seven generations strong with a long past of growing tobacco and other cash crops. They now grow hydroponically in a closed-loop [...]
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 [...]
Growing Organically Keeps a Family Farm in Business
Rocking S Farm received two grants that allowed their formerly conventional tobacco farm to diversify with organic tobacco and vegetable production, as [...]
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 [...]
Silvopasture In The Sandhills
Jason Smith and Sarah Daly describe their project on Fox Squirrel Farm as creating a silvopasture system for raising crops and livestock. He and his wife [...]
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 [...]
Williams Farm Project
Farm: Williams Farm Operator: Roy Williams Production: Fruits and Vegetables Location: Autryville, Sampson County, NC Roy Williams is working on a project [...]
Providing Farmers and Gardeners with Grafted Tomato Starts for Higher Yield Potential
Greener Visions Nursery renovated an old greenhouse for the production of organic grafted tomato “starts” to sell to customers and to farmers at the [...]