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Country Folks Grower is a business to business publication offering coast to coast coverage through three regional editions.

Each monthly issue covers all facets of growing and marketing fresh market and ornamental crops.

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Growing together

Tom and Denise Rosenfeld of Earth First Farms, presenting some of the fruit of their labor.
Photo courtesy of Kate Gross Photography

by Sally Colby

When Tom Rosenfeld couldn’t find locally grown organic fruit near his home in Chicago, he decided to grow his own. […]

Agritourism, autumn 2020: What does it look like?

California customers said they felt safer coming to Underwood Family Farms for food essentials than being enclosed in traditional grocery stores.
Photo courtesy of Underwood Family Farms

by Courtney Llewellyn

Autumn can be the busiest visitor season for many farms which highlight pumpkin patches, corn mazes, […]

Realizing potential

Although Yosef Camire understood the basics of plants from his experience as the owner of a landscaping company, he realized he needed a lot more information before digging in.
Photo courtesy of Ahavah Farm

by Sally Colby

Coloradan Yosef Camire knew he had a lot to learn when he moved his family from Denver to Peyton […]

An optimistic start

Emma Jagoz established more than 50 varieties of field-grown peppers this year, with varieties for all taste buds.
Photo by Sally Colby

by Sally Colby

It’s challenging to move a farm operation to new, vacant land. Bare ground is a blank slate, but jumpstarting a produce farm […]

The future of Northwest Christmas tree farms

Chal Landgren is a professor of forest engineering, resources and management at Oregon State University.
Photo courtesy of OSU

by Enrico Villamaino

In 2012, Oregon produced nearly 7.5 million Christmas trees. Since then, it’s been the nation’s top grower of Christmas trees, […]