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Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
Scaling Up On-Farm Production of Tea
Waterdog Farm is making improvements to their processing facilities to scale up their production of herbal teas.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Happy Acres Farm Market
James Matthews is a small farmer in Halifax County who specializes in blueberries and orchard fruits. He wants to establish his farm as an agritourism [...]
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 [...]
Cooperative Mushroom Fruiting Facility
A group of farmers have designed a mushroom production facility. They also cooperatively market their products.
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. [...]
Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
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 [...]