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Organic crops are less likely to contain the toxic heavy metal, cadmium, and less likely to feature detectable pesticide levels, as revealed by a British Journal of Nutrition study from 2014. This is one good reason why online retail giant, Amazon, is expanding its...read more
WNC CRAFT farm tour participants get to see landscape fabric in action on Thatchmore Farm’s upper field. For the June WNC CRAFT farm tour, we visited Thatchmore Farm—a clever example of a small-scale, diversified mountain farm. As Tom Elmore explained it,...read more
WNC CRAFT Farm Tour at Hickory Nut Gap Farm, learn about raising grass-fed beef and pasture management.read more
Meet the Salleys Will and Savannah Salley of Headwaters Market Garden are entering their second season as farmers, growing a mix of vegetables and specialty greens. They are also students in Organic Growers School’s (OGS) Farm Beginnings® Farmer...read more