Bouncing back from boxwood blight

2020-01-06T09:38:17-05:00January 6, 2020|Grower, Grower East|

Martha Dudley, Rainfrost’s manager, has been on the job for 20 years. “I always hope to order the right things,” as new plants come on the market and consumer tastes change like the fashion market, she said.
Photo by Rebecca Jackson

by Rebecca Jackson

Rainfrost Nursery, located in historic New London, VA, has successfully met a number of challenges above and beyond the usual commercial and residential market competition. (more…)

Adapt to survive

2020-01-06T09:01:48-05:00January 6, 2020|Grower, Grower Midwest|

Terri and John Anderson started Valley Veggies in 1997 and have seen many changes over the years.
Photos courtesy of Valley Veggies

by Sally Colby

Winter in Minnesota is snowy and cold, but Terri Anderson and her crew are thinking spring as they plan the upcoming growing season at Valley Veggies, their farm in Lake Crystal, MN. (more…)

Finding a happy home at Happy Hollow

2020-01-06T08:55:39-05:00January 6, 2020|Grower, Grower Midwest|

Liz Graznak offers a seven-month long apprenticeship program at Happy Hollow Farm for those hoping to learn the ins and outs of a farm featuring a CSA program.
Photo courtesy of Happy Hollow Farm

by Enrico Villamaino

What do you get when you combine a dedicated lifelong gardener, an invaluable apprenticeship, years of savings and an incredibly supportive spouse? Happy Hollow Farm. (more…)