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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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Changed times lead to changes in marketing at Bahner Farms

Farmers like Mike and Christa Bahner have been adapting to new regulations and getting creative in how they do business while continuing to grow.
Photo courtesy of Bahner Farm

by Catie Joyce-Bulay

As Maine continues its multi-phase reopening plan for businesses, farmers like Mike and Christa Bahner have been adapting to new regulations and getting creative […]

Pumpkin farms adapt for 2020 fall season

Candy and Kevin Longnecker of Long Neck Pumpkin Farm in Colorado Springs, CO.
Photo courtesy of Long Neck Pumpkin Farm

by Gail March Yerke

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin farms are gearing up for their big season and getting ready to welcome families, […]

Bishop’s second season is social distance friendly

Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm is uniquely suited to the challenges of the day, as it provides people a chance to be outdoors and get some exercise while still maintaining social distancing.
Photo courtesy of Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm

by Enrico Villamaino

While the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on the normal routines of farms across the country, […]

Expanding the Hilltown Mobile Market

Cummington, MA, resident Ron Woodland picks up his Hilltown Mobile Farmers Market share from volunteer Natalie Greenbaum.
Photo by Laura Rodley

by Laura Rodley

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – The Hilltown Mobile Market was developed with key input from the Hilltown Food Council, an advisory group […]

In nursery management, knowing is half the battle

Evidence of a root mealybug infestation.
Photo courtesy of Juan Manuel Alvarez, University of Idaho, Bugwood.org

by Courtney Llewellyn

In the Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War, Admiral David Farragut uttered the phrase “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!” […]

Dwarf apple trees thrive at Stone Mountain Farm

Joe Rolfe, a late-in-life orchardist who’s learned the skills needed to grow dwarf apple trees, supported by trellises, points to the many native and imported pollinators at work on a sunny day this spring.
Photo by Edith Tucker

by Edith Tucker

BELMONT, NH – Joe and Cindy Rolfe took a chance […]