Farming Financially: How to Get Started

The January Field School session was all about how to farm financially and getting started on the right foot. Starting to farm can be difficult. The future can seem gloomy when taking a look at start-up costs, loan and financial assistance applications, and figuring...

Spotlight: Youth Learning Life Skills

 We are proud to partner with Sheri Cooper, teacher/councelor at Johnson City’s Alternative Center, and her Foodtopia program, where kids get hands on training in cooking, gardening and growing for market. Austin is 17-years old and a recent graduate of Science...

Spotlight: Roan Mountain Future

In 2013 Ethan Gouge traded his career as a U. S. Marine officer for a chance to put a newly formed passion into practice: restoring his grandparents’ overgrown farm property in Roan Mountain. Ethan married Katie in October of 2014 and together they are bringing Roan...