Ask Tom: Looking for Farm Work

Ask Tom: Looking for Farm Work

Dear Tom, I am considering a career in farming.  How can I find farm work on a WNC organic farm? Thanks, Victor in Black Mountain Victor, I support your interest in exploring farming by working on a successful farm.  I interned on a farm near Boone in the mid-80s and...
Ask Tom: Growing Lettuce in Summer

Ask Tom: Growing Lettuce in Summer

Dear Tom, We seem to be having trouble germinating the more heat tolerant lettuces. Jericho in   particular is proving tricky, the others are offering ok results. With Jericho we are getting close to nothing. Are you treating the heat tolerant varieties any...