farm business


Risking everything

By Morgan Schmidt-Feng (edited by Nicholas Carter) As a documentary filmmaker, I set out more than four years ago with the intention of documenting the everyday difficulties of maintaining a family farm. However in 2009-10, two of the documentary’s main subjects, Barbara … Continued

Inside the Review Process: Inputs for organic livestock

By Peggy Miars, OMRI Executive Director/CEO Sales of organic livestock products such as meat, eggs and dairy are growing rapidly, but the certification process remains relatively time consuming and complex compared to the process for other organic products. Recent developments … Continued

The farmer connection

By Mary Waldner, Mary’s Gone Crackers Chairman & Co-Founder Eating consciously has always been a priority for me. I have a deep abiding love of natural grocery stores and co-ops, and I’ve been a self-described “food freak” for several decades. … Continued

New opportunities for organic and biodynamic farming

On August 1, 2013, experts in organic and biodynamic agriculture from Demeter USA, North Carolina State University, Brad’s Raw Chips and Rodale Institute will be presenting on growing Biodynamically in Mills River, North Carolina. Catch our own executive director Coach … Continued