women in ag


Young farmer gets land and gets started

Caroline Hampton has been farming for four years, but 2014 will be the first year she’s has her own piece of land. Leasing from the F.I.G Project (Farm Incubator and Grower Project) in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, Caroline is looking … Continued

Establishing a small-scale, sustainable, pastured poultry operation

By Melanie Bare and Christine Ziegler-Ulsh The word sustainable is defined as “a method of harvesting or using a resource that replaces and renews the resource, rather than depleting or permanently damaging it”. In agriculture, sustainability is achieved balancing ecological … Continued

Baby ginger: Easy and extraordinary niche crop

By Khyla Flores With ever-growing competition in the marketplace, standing out to consumers with farm-fresh, local produce is becoming increasingly challenging. Offering a “niche” crop that separates you from the competition and stands out visually and in culinary excellence will … Continued