Kevin had a chance to visit with NaVera Farms in Callahan, Florida this morning as part of the Georgia Organics farm tour. He had a great time and wanted to send a quick shout out to NaVera. NaVera is a Countryside Organics reseller and promoter. They are producers and educators and believers in organics. Kevin [...]
Say hi to Kevin at the Georgia Organics Conference, Friday and Saturday, February 21 & 22.
The Waynesboro Farmers Market (WFM) has an exciting opportunity for anyone who has thought about selling their homegrown or handmade products direct to consumers. This year’s market will be expanding and attracting more customers than ever through the addition of more vendors, sponsors, events, promotion, kids agricultural functions, musicians, etc. If you are a prospective [...]
Countryside Organics is pleased to announce our newest reseller, LOTUS FARM AND GARDEN, of ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA.
Give LOTUS FARM AND GARDEN a call at 828-450-3496, or click to see them on the web at LOTUS FARM AND GARDEN.
Check out all of our quality feed resellers, here. Check out a list of producers using [...]
We make good stuff. Good for your animals, good for the environment and good for your conscience. Our feeds are simple and wholesome and nutritionally complete. They are rich in trace and major minerals and full of PRE and PRO-biotic goodness to increase nutritional uptake and to build strong, resilient immune systems.
Countryside Organics’ feeds [...]
What is an Herbal Ley? An Herbal Ley is a foraging mix comprised of multiple herbs, clovers and brassicas. It should produce a well-balanced forage that reduces fertilizer inputs and provide increased levels of vitamins and minerals to livestock. Additionally, it should build and restore soil fertility. The higher initial cost of Herbal Leys are [...]
Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 6:009:00 pm at the Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center – Catawba, VA
The gardens at the Catawba Sustainability Center will be used to identify actual examples of weed, pest, disease, and other common problems, and discuss strategies for dealing with them.
The instructor is long-time VABF newsletter editor Mark Schonbeck.
Have you saved the world today? It’s still possible. Organics can make the difference. Here are some quick links to inspire.
Organic Farming Sucks Up Carbon
Making Soil. And Food Forests.
A Well Rounded Top Ten List of Why Organic
Thank you to all our customers for believing in organics and for making Countryside Organics [...]
We received a delightful email from a Wyoming volunteer librarian who had used our links page to help a group of young gardeners explore the internet for information about Organic Farming and Gardening. They are working on a gardening project for National Garden Week in June.
Included in the email was a link to a [...]
It’s here – after plenty of snow and cold – Spring! It’s time to work with the soil! Healthy, biotic-rich, nutrient-dense soil. Start simple with some coir and organic compost. Put the bale of coir in a wheelbarrow. Add 5 gallons of water and leave it overnight. The coir will expand 5-6 times. Add 80-100 [...]