If you are a farmer or gardener, your mailbox has started receiving its annual pilgrimage of seed catalogs. It can get more than a little confusing. Understanding these terms will help you make important decisions about the varieties of seeds you select and the seed companies you support.
When it comes to farming and gardening, it always pays to think ahead. Especially when it comes to your soil. Rather than applying fertilizers and other soil amendments your plants may or may not need, you should conduct a soil test to find out what you already have and what you need to create a healthier soil and a better return on your fertilizer investment.
From across the Carolinas, farmers, chefs, culinary educators, mixologists, food writers, and other industry professionals will gather at Johnson & Wales University in Uptown Charlotte for a day of getting back to the basics: what we eat, what we drink, and how we can all work together to create a healthier, increasingly sustainable food environment.