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On January 8th and 9th farmers gathered at the Burnsville Town Center to spend two days on finances in our yearly Holistic Financial Planning workshop! This is an area most farm businesses tend to avoid, instead preferring to drool over seed catalogs for the upcoming...read more
Alexis Baden-Mayer has served as Political Director for Organic Consumers Association (OCA) since she began working for the organization in 2005. Her interest in the food/climate connection developed when, at age 16, she learned about the environmental effects of...read more
Dear Ruth, I have Bermuda grass in my yard and it is getting into my garden beds. NOTHING I have tried has worked to get rid of it. What do you suggest?. Thanks, Joan — Flat Rock, NC Dear Joan, This question is close to my heart. I bought a house a...read more
Reprinted with permission from the Biltmore Beacon, published on January 5, 2018 A Birdseye view of Chris Charnitski’s backyard reveals numerous raised beds in his garden. He experiments with several border materials. / Photo by Mark-Ellis Bennett For...read more