Episode 123. Scaling Up: Land and Water

In this episode of “Scaling Up,” an occasional series at ATTRA, Rockiell Woods, director of NCAT’s Gulf States Regional Office in Jackson, Mississippi, talks with Dr. Bill Evans, Director of Horticulture at Up in Farms Food Hub in Jackson, Mississippi.

Rockiell and Bill discuss land and water considerations when scaling up a farm. You’ll hear about how to determine the best use for land and the economic feasibility of scaling up. They also talk about the importance of the source and quality of water for your operation.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Rockiell Woods directly at rockw@ncat.org.

ATTRA Resources:

Scaling Up Your Vegetable Farm for Regional Markets publication

Scaling Up for Regional Markets tutorial

Other Resources:
National Resources Conservation Service: Web Soil Survey

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