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FOS Farm: A GAP Certification

FOS Farm: A GAP Certification

FOS Farm Becomes GAP Harmonized Certified Committing to farming is no easy task. It takes a lot of hard work and determination to get a farming operation to its full potential. Nate Darnell, owner and operator of FOS (Fletcher, Obidiah, and Sophia, the names of Nate...
Clay County Firewise Meeting

Clay County Firewise Meeting

Clay County Comes Together to Discuss Fire Risks It takes a lot to get 60 people to an educational program on a Monday night. It gets easier when the topic is wildfire-something all too familiar for folks in Clay County. Thanks to the monumental efforts of...
Mountain Farming Workshop

Mountain Farming Workshop

Keeping Our Mountains in Agriculture On September 22nd, 2017, Christina Newhouse, Southwestern NC RC&D Council’s Agricultural Specialist, hosted a Mountain Farming Workshop in Marble, NC. The speakers of this workshop were Keith Wood of Cherokee County Cooperative...
Meadow Cove Farm

Meadow Cove Farm

2.9kw Solar PV System: A TVA Energy for Farms Grant In modern agriculture, it is necessary for greenhouse operators to keep costs of various expenses low to run a successful farming operation. One of the biggest costs that many small farms struggle with are energy...
2017 Southeastern RC&D Association Conference

2017 Southeastern RC&D Association Conference

On September 17th-20th, Southwestern NC RC&D Council staff attended the 2017 Southeastern Association of RC&D Councils Annual Conference in Birmingham, AL. The conference was a valuable opportunity to connect with other RC&D Councils, present on our work,...