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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 for chefs

by Courtney Llewellyn

CHICAGO – It can be difficult if not seemingly impossible
to eat well while on the go, especially when faced with literal miles of fast
food restaurants as you wander through an airport during a lengthy layover. O’Hare
International Airport saw this and has stepped up to provide travelers – and
the chefs who prepare their […]

Saffron ~ Vegetable gold in the cold

by Courtney Llewellyn

Saffron’s flavor has been
described as “metallic honey with grassy notes” or “hay-like and sweet.” It is an
extremely subtle and fragrant spice, difficult to describe in taste but immediately
recognizable in a dish. It has been associated with the Mediterranean and
Middle East for centuries, but recently, it has been taking root somewhere
somewhat unexpected […]

Winding Stair Farm and Nursery

by Karen Van Wyk

Winding Stair Farm and Nursery is a diversified business
that has worked patiently and precisely to produce and offer unique high
quality products.

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Take a break from tomatoes

by Sally Colby

Growers who are just starting with high tunnel production
are satisfied when the structure is bursting with a profitable crop. There’s a
significant investment in the tunnel, and growers want to offset costs by
continually growing high-value crops. In many cases, that crop is tomatoes.

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The next generation on historic farm

by Sally Colby

What began as a home away from home for the dean of the
Sargent School at Boston University grew into something the original owner
would never have imagined, but his family knows he’d be proud of what they’ve
done.

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Greens for all seasons

by Sally Colby

Zach
Lester has an extensive history of growing nearly every kind of vegetable, both
outside and indoors. After successfully operating his own Tree and Leaf Farm in
Fauquier County, VA, Lester has taken his talent to Potomac Vegetable Farms.

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