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The Miracle of Harvest

The Harvest Table Restaurant provides diners with a genuine farm-to-table experience that emphasizes the beauty and simplicity of sustainable living.

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Eco-Champions

  Eight Reasons Why The Future is in Good Hands Check out these Eco-Champions: • Chloe and Elijah Rose • Ben Stockdale • Olivia Stegall • Daniela Berry • Bailey Wells, Tristan Ginter and the West Carter Middle School Science

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Seeds of Change Initiative to Improve Access to Local Food

The Boone, N.C.-based non-profit group Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture received a $1.1 million grant from Heifer USA to strengthen the local food system in what is known as the High Country region of North Carolina. The Seeds of Change

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Trading the City for the Farm

Morel Bliss and August Stringer of Mascot, Tenn., have bid vacations good-bye since their honeymoon last October. Days start at 6 a.m. and are wrapped up at about 9 p.m. seven days a week. Important daily tasks, almost all done

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Skip the Lawn Mower This Season, Eco-Goats is On The Way

If you are looking for a new twist on farm life, here is one: using goats to clear brush, mow lawns and remove invasive species. Brian Knox, founder of Eco-Goats, one of the East Coast’s leading goat clearing companies, became

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Threats to the Land

Nitrate Pollution Poses Severe Health Risks By Jillian Randel Since large-scale farms of today have replaced the small farms of old, the bucolic nature of farming has given way to more industrialized techniques that may not always be better. Large-scale

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