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12335
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Early settlers in Western North Carolina faced the challenging work of clearing newground for crops. Knowing nothing of crop-rotation and fertilizing, pioneer farmers often depleted the rich soil's nutrients, giving them cause to break more new ground by clearing land and \"deadening\"trees.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 4, Sept 1974, p20, il
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15002
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A number of mountain farmers are leaving their small tracts of rocky soil in the western part of North Carolina and are taking up acreage in the coastal plain section. Between the American Revolution and the American Civil War, many people of the coastal plain and piedmont moved into the mountains, but now that the soil has worn out and washed away, they are moving back to the east.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 41, Mar 1943, p1, 25, f
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23821
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The fledgling group Winter Green grows winter-hardy produce from fall through early spring in structures called hoophouses and lowtunnels.
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24041
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Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project seeks to help children connect with their food through two initiatives: Growing Minds Farm to School and Growing Minds at Market. ASAP seeks to get children involved in the growing and cooking process of food in order to foster healthy eating habits from a young age.
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24073
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Asheville Urban Farms is a fully-functional indoor greenhouse that acts as a community-based farming model. It demonstrates the social, economical, and environmental benefits of hydroponic farming.
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24752
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Barkley’s Mill began its production of grits in 2013 and orders for the grits are coming in from across the country already. This article briefly highlights how the mill got up and running and discusses the challenges of farming in the mountains of North Carolina.
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27288
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People have attempted farming in the Mountains for North Carolina for years. This series of articles highlights different farms in the mountains and different crops, including herbs, apples, carrots, and livestock.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 5, October 2016, p166-168, 170,172,174-180, il, por Periodical Website
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22645
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Taking advantage of North Carolina's ideal climate, Sally Jo Slusher single-handedly has operated the eight-acre, organic PlowGirl Farm since 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Slusher takes a hands-off approach to exotic and experimental crops such as ginger, using quality seed from local suppliers.
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31732
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Farmers in the rugged Appalachian terrain of western North Carolina are expanding their agriculture to grow ornamental shrubbery and Christmas trees as alternatives to their usual farm crops. This article discusses the history of agriculture in this area, the economic challenges farmers face, and the new types of agriculture they are producing.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 6, June 1972, p6-9, il, por Periodical Website