Lettuce is one of the top three vegetables that Americans consume (potatoes and tomatoes are the other two) and summer is salad season when no one wants to turn on the stove. Summer is also the most challenging time for lettuce production on our farm. This year has been particularly challenging with high temperatures and erratic rainfall.
Let’s Help Create More Farmers by Mark Bittman
OGS is seeking an AmeriCorp volunteer as a part of Project Conserve. The Program & Outreach Coordinator serves as the education and public awareness specialist for our Get Growing program in Western NC.
We need your input!
Please take our survey and tell us what you want to see. If you were to create a beginning farmer training course, what would it look like?
For our second WNC CRAFT farm tour this year we got a peek into a large scale greenhouse operation at Banner Greenhouses in Nebo, NC. Take a look at the operation!