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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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Reducing liability risk when visitors come to your farm

Andy Robertson, and insurance agent based in Bedford, NH, discussed some of the issues those looking to open their farms to agritourism ventures may face.
Photo by Edith Tucker

by Edith Tucker

GREENLAND, NH – Based on many years of experience, insurance agent Andy Robertson, senior advisor, NFP Property & Casualty […]

Deep roots, more flavor

The foundation of dry farming is site assessment and familiarity with the soil.
Photo by Sally Colby

by Sally Colby

Water is scarce in the west, and many farmers have dealt with additional limits resulting in challenging growing conditions. […]

Pumpkins, trees and maybe more at Spring Valley

At Spring Valley Family Farm’s annual pumpkin hunt, children race among the fir trees, pursuing prized pumpkins.
Photo courtesy of Spring Valley Family Tree Farm

by Enrico Villamaino

Founded on a passion for farming, trees and family traditions, Spring Valley Family Tree Farm has grown and prospered for over a decade […]

Washington State Legislature aims to promote apples via plates

The proposed license plate, which would feature the Washington apple logo, would benefit the industry and a scholarship fund.
Image courtesy of Sen. Brad Hawkins

by Courtney Llewellyn

On Dec. 3, Sen. Brad Hawkins (R-12th District) made a move to further support one of Washington State’s most important industries – its apple industry […]

Growing in deep winter greenhouses

by Tamara Scully

Right about now, the demand for local food in states with cold winters typically leaves consumers searching for farms selling their own winter storage crops, those with greenhouse or high tunnel production – or the supermarket for greens from intensive indoor agricultural operations, where the controlled environment doesn’t include soil or sunlight. […]