Tag Archive for: Specialty Crops

Medicinal Plants at Blue Ridge Eco Fair: Infused Oils and Salves

Maya and Ed Skopal, the owners of I-TAL Acres, a medicinal plant…

Medicinal Plants at Blue Ridge Eco Fair: Teas, Infusions, Decoctions

Maya and Ed Skopal, the owners of I-TAL Acres, a medicinal plant…

Medicinal Plants at Blue-Ridge Eco-Fair: Tinctures

Maya and Ed Skopal, the owners of I-TAL Acres, a medicinal plant…

Medicinal Plants at Blue Ridge Eco Fair: Introduction

Maya and Ed Skopal, the owners of I-TAL Acres, a medicinal plant…

Medicinal Plants at Blue Ridge Eco Fair: Dosages for Teas and Decoctions

Maya and Ed Skopal, the owners of I-TAL Acres, a medicinal plant…

Equipment and Infrastructure Upgrading with Ellen Polishuk: When Will it Pay Off?

Scaling up a few crops and adding a wholesale channel can often…

Episode 163. Farming Medicinal Plants

In this episode, Devona Bell, NCAT’s Director of Sustainable…
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Episode 154: Using Cover Crops in an Organic Walnut Orchard

In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT's Rex Dufour interviews…
winecap mushrooms

Establishing a Wine Cap Mushroom Bed

Wine cap mushrooms can be grown in layers of straw and wood chips…
winecap mushrooms

Wine Cap Mushroom Production: Getting Started

We have a livestock farm in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, but we’re always looking for ways to diversify our operation. Mushrooms seemed like a good fit. We manage over 100 acres of forest, a ready source of both material and shady land for mushroom production.
Photos and text by Nina Prater, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist