Southern Region Honorable Mentions
SARE's 20th Anniversary New American Farm Photo Contest
Whitted Bowers Farm is a new 50-acre biodynamic fruit farm (to also be certified organic) located in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. We are committed to growing heirloom varieties of melons.
We will be growing two acres of melons for the 2008 season, including the following cantaloupes: Noir Des Carmes, Early Silverline, Petit Gris de Rennes and Charentais.
Category: Communities and Markets
Marc Cardoso, sustainable tilapia/algae grower, demonstrates in his laboratory how algae grown in his ponds is prepared to be made into biodiesel.
Category: Climate and Energy
North Carolina State University horticultural graduate student Suzanne O’Connell collects data on a recently planted cover crop. The crop, planted in the high tunnels at the university’s Center for Ecological Farming Systems (CEFS), is for organic, grafted, heirloom tomato production research.
Category: Land and Water Stewardship