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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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New management, new ideas

Ryan Malmassari, a recent graduate of the University of Washington, is taking over the management of Kent East Hill under the guidance of his parents.

by Sally Colby

For many years, Darren Malmassari managed Kent East Hill Nursery in Kent, WA. […]

Harvest Vegetables at the Peak of Perfection

Knowing when to harvest vegetables at the right stage of maturity is important to ensure they will contain the maximum amounts of vitamins and minerals along with providing the best flavor for your customers to enjoy. […]

More Weather Woes?

It hasn’t been an easy growing season for farmers in many parts of the country. The weather has been extreme, and unusual weather events have been widespread. […]

IPM via Orchard Habitat

No matter what is growing in your orchard – apples, stone fruit, nuts, berries – protecting that crop from pests is always a concern. […]

SNA Conference, Part 2

Marketing is an ever-present concern for farmers and growers. You spend so much quality time preparing your soil, planting your seeds and tending your crops – and you need to ensure you set aside more quality time to sell the literal fruits of your labor. […]