Session 4: Planning What To Farm – Becca & Joe

As we’ve now been in the agricultural world for some time, we’ve been to quite a lot of agricultural workshops. I swear, one common thread running across all of them is how difficult it can be to make money from a farming endeavor, and that’s not by accident. The...

Field School Student Blog: Setting Up a Legal Farm Business

There’s nothing like mother nature to remind you of the impermanence of things. The same day we woke up to find some of our chickens missing, we came home to a broken pipe and flooded home, and this week a storm that eclipsed the total snowfall of the last three...

Mullins Cove Firewise USA® Recognition Ceremony

On Wednesday, December 13, the community of Mullins Cove in Whitwell, Tennessee, celebrated its official recognition as a Firewise USA® site. Mullins Cove is the 25th community in Tennessee to earn this distinction.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture-Division of Forestry (TDF) promotes Firewise USA® as part of its Fire Adapted Communities program.

Learning to Live with Wildfire

Hi, my name is Leon Konz, and I am one of three Wildfire Mitigation Specialists that work for the Buffalo-Duck River RC&D in Centerville, Tennessee. We help the Tennessee Division of Forestry (TDF) make homes and communities safer from wildfires— just like the...