Category Archive: farms

WWOOFing Part 11: Planting at the Grundy County Community Garden

It’s finally planting time at the community garden! We’ve begun by planting two pounds of curly top mustards, which will be ready to harvest in about 45 days, directly in the ground and… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 7: A Visit to Louisiana and New Day Farm

A few weeks back I travelled to Louisiana for a few days with Jonathan, Laura, and Baby Cypress. We briefly visited their old farm, Real Nature, the afternoon we arrived and I got… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 6: Pasture Management

Yet another part of my WWOOFing experience has been learning about the reconstruction of the prairie ecosystem through the reintroduction of native warm season grasses and management of a (future) bison herd. My… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 2: Grundy County Community Garden

Grundy County Community Garden was created last year in order to supply high-quality organic produce to the Grundy County Food Bank, which feeds 550 families per month. Grundy County currently ranks last in… Continue reading

WWOOFing in Tennessee: An Introduction

The day after my visit to Natchez Trace State Park I arrived to meet my WWOOF hosts in the small town in Grundy County, Tennessee where they lived. WWOOF, which is an acronym… Continue reading