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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.

Eastern Edition

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Generational farm celebrates 150 years

by Sally Colby

Fifth-generation farmer Ralph Kurtz tells the story of an older gentleman who visited the Kurtzs’ family farm during autumn. “The barn doors were open and he wanted to go up to see […]

Specializing in mixed-heritage vegetables

by Aliya Hall

For owner and farmer Leslie Wiser, Radical Family Farms has been a way for her and her children to connect with their cultural heritage. As a first-generation multiracial person of Chinese-Taiwanese, German […]

A taste for heritage apples

by Sally Colby

In 1971, Steve Meyerhans moved northward from Connecticut to work at a Fairfield, Maine, orchard owned by local grower Royal Wentworth. Steve’s wife, Marilyn was in college, and soon joined him, picking […]

Delivering the perfect tree

by Sally Colby

Purchasing trees, plants and landscape materials is a personal experience, and most consumers devote a significant amount of time prior to making buying decisions (especially for big dollar items). Delivering […]

Successful cut flower sales

by Sally Colby

Long-time cut flower expert Dave Dowling said, “You aren’t going to make any money growing cut flowers – you make money selling cut flowers.” […]