Author: growers

Forest Farms Could Create Market for Ginseng, Other Herbs

Forest Farms Could Create Market for Ginseng, Other Herbs UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A transition from wild collection of herbs to forest farming needs to occur in Appalachia to make the opaque, unstable and unjust supply chain for forest medicinal plants such as ginseng sustainable, according...

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REPORT: Is Organic Farming Risky?

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Asks Is Organic Farming Risky? Is organic farming risky? Well of course, all farming is risky. But, is organic agriculture somehow inherently more risky than other systems of production? Here I will try to use my best rhetoric to answer...

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SSAWG SCHOLARSHIPS: Military Veterans – Deadline Dec. 6th

SSAWG SCHOLARSHIPS: Military Veterans Veteran Scholarships Available for Sustainable Ag Conference Limited scholarships are available for military veterans who would like to attend Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s (SSAWG) annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference. The popular conference, which will take place January 22-25, 2020...

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