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“We have a farm, but no land to grow on.”

Ten Mile Farm faces a common problem in Western North Carolina: lack of affordable land for small-scale farming. Ten Mile recently lost its lease after eight years as a fixture in the local food movement. In this post, operator Christina Carter shares her and her husband’s struggle to find a place to grow their crops, next year and into the future.

Fresh food for one and all

Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and communities. Here in North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast, we are lucky to have fresh, clean food grown by sustainable farmers in our backyard. Unfortunately, these farms are neither utilized nor supported to the full extent they could be. Hundreds of thousands of people in the […]