Fun Tradition Starts at the Local Greenhouse Once a year on Mother’s Day, me and my mom go to a local greenhouse. We will pick out plain terra cotta pots, and small succulents or flowers. Then, [...]
Rising Farm Wages and Labor Costs May Lead to Higher Grocery Bills Farms across America are struggling to secure sufficient labor and pay increasing minimum wages. This issue is most prevalent in [...]
By Adrienne Cohen Whether you call it farm to table, locally sourced food, or a hyper-local food revolution, today’s hot trend is toward buying ingredients that are produced closer to the [...]
By Jessica Kolifrath You may be able to start a small farm with just your own labor and the help of family members and friends, but eventually a successful market farming operation will grow big [...]
When you’re trying to make the most of limited greenhouse resources, trying to plan your crop scheduling around culinary trends may sound futile. However, a willingness to at least try and [...]
Some insects are good, some not so. Each year it is estimated insects cause a billion dollars of crop damage. What insects are visiting your crops?
Unless you live in Southern California, Florida, or other parts of the Deep South, winter is likely a fallow time with few viable crops and little income on the farm. While some farmers may use [...]