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22736
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Many groups in Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the Sandhills area offer programs on sustainable farming and gardening.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , May/June 2012, p56-59, por Periodical Website
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28316
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Mike Jones of Franklin County owns a small farm which raises free-range, natural, and humanely raised hogs. Jones began working with confinement hog farms, but says his conscience prevented him staying in that industry. Jones’ biggest challenge is raising enough hogs to make money while keeping them from damaging their environment. Jones also works as an extension specialist for NC A&T University and encourages other farmers to use sustainable farming practices.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 38, September 2007, p28-29 Periodical Website
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28531
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Michelle Van Sandt’s life living in a tiny house in Marshall, NC is described. Van Sandt wanted to own a home that fit her lifestyle. Van Sandt is concerned with the impact she has on the environment and designed her house to fit her specific needs. She is moving her tiny home onto a 4.5 acre tract of land with her house and will goats, chickens, bees, gardens, and will grow her own medicine.
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28813
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Despite Durham’s urban sprawl and industry, the Jenkins family collard farm lives on. Greg Jenkins explains how the family tradition of using organic farming practices is what has kept the farm and family business so successful.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 47, Dec 2016, p22, por Periodical Website
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36589
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Sharing genetic material with the Scutellata, the bees Sean Collingsworth keeps are the Italian and Carniolan varieties. His relatively harmless hive dwellers, supping on nectar untainted by pesticides, produce what he touted as honey high in quality because of its purity.
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36572
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A nonprofit started by Ali Casparian in 2012 sought to do more than offer provisions for those experiencing food insecurity; she sought to help individuals have a healthier, sustainable way of life. Through the support of organizations such as MANNA Foodbank, Swannanoa Community Garden, and New Sprout Organic Farms, the dream has become a reality that has gone beyond her vision. The reality turned into three weekly market locations, a daycare center, senior housing center, provided for senior citizens and low-income families in Buncombe County.
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36556
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Bee Branch Farm’s owner expresses a personal investment and interest in Sandy Mush’s farmland conservation efforts. Contributions of this native, ninth generation farmer and former high English teacher, include the Northwest Buncombe County Farm Heritage Trail and her farm’s production of vegetables and honey applying organic practices.