Mentor Farmer Highlight: Gibson Berry Farm

The Farmer and Rancher Mentorship program (FARM) is accepting applications for a 200 hour on-farm summer internship with a variety of farmers across East TN and Southwest VA.  We still have spots open and wanted to highlight the awesome farmers that interns can choose...

What is A Fire Adapted Community?

By: Rick Brown Wildfire Mitigation Specialist 865-258-3891 greatsmoky@charter.net http://burnsafetn.org/index.html The Firewise USA® program has received a lot of attention in East Tennessee after...

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...