From a deer infestation to exceedingly wet spring weather, Adam Phelps has learned to deal with all sorts of adversity in his first three years of farming.
Increasingly, farm businesses are starting as operations intended to provide produce for schools and other institutional markets in the local area.
Deb McKee Kelly's table at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is stocked with lettuce, arugula and basil she grows on her hydroponics farm.
"The Chile Woman" Susan Welsand was able to install a 5.2 kilowatt array of solar panels after a tornado uprooted several old-growth trees on her farm.
Harvest Moon Flower Farm grows blooms 12 months of the year in southern Indiana thanks to a solar greenhouse and two hoop houses.
Who needs tropical weather? With the help of a greenhouse, Susan Welsand grows 1,600 varieties of chiles on her farm in Bloomington, Indiana.
Customers visit the Meadowlark Farm table to buy sweet potatoes and leafy greens. Friendly conversations are free of charge.
In spite of frigid winter temperatures, kale, collard greens, bok choy and salad greens are growing inside the hoop house at the Butler Park Community Garden.
Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard explains how she transformed grassy parkland into two fertile garden plots, one of which is in a hoop house.
You can't get any more local than this—winter salad greens grown in our backyard.
A new study warns that prolonged droughts are predicted within the century, which in turn will possibly lethally affect food production, water availability.
LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.
Forget squishy, industrial loaves, margarine and sugar free jam. In our house, bread, butter and jam are the real deal with sugar and fat.