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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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Planning a Marketing Budget in Uncertain Times

In past years, planning a marketing budget was a bit more formulaic. In reviewing your financials for the year, a more clear-cut percentage could be assigned to marketing. But in more recent times, and within a volatile environment, deciding on how much to assign to advertising and promotional efforts has become challenging. […]

NASDA members vote in favor of amendment to raise THC limit

by Courtney Llewellyn

During the Plant Ag & Pesticide Regulation Committee meeting which took place as part of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Winter Policy Conference in February, a policy amendment for the promotion of hemp was presented by Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets Anson Tebbetts. […]

Moving to improve

Jordan Clasen started his farming venture in Johnston, Iowa, with 5,000 garlic cloves on a quarter acre. Photo courtesy of Grade A Gardens

by Sally Colby

Managing the produce department at a local specialty grocery co-op and café gave Jordan Clasen an appreciation for local food. Working with farmers who were selling to the co-op, […]

What it takes to farm and market cooperatively

Mohamed Abukar, Jabril Abdi, Seynab Ali and Batula Ismail are Somali refugees who created a farming co-op in Maine. Photo courtesy of the Cooperative Development Institute

by Catie Joyce-Bulay

In many ways, New Roots Cooperative Farm in Lewiston is like most small farms in Maine. Its CSA makes up the largest part of farm revenue, […]

Coming full circle

Ken Michael fights back against the short growing season in Idaho by utilizing four high tunnels. Photos courtesy of Teton Full Circle Farm

by Sally Colby

Although they took a roundabout way to end up where they are, Ken Michael and Erika Eschholz brought their Teton Full Circle Farm […]