Orchard Groundcover Project, By Janaki Kilgore

Orchard Groundcover Project, By Janaki Kilgore

As an intern at Cloud Mountain Farm Center I have the privilege to consider the big picture of dynamic food systems, sustainability and community. The focus on long-term well-being of the farm and the watershed it inhabits must consider soil health as the backbone of...
Internship Go!

Internship Go!

Our 2014 interns have arrived, and we’re already through the first two weeks of the thirty-five exciting weeks of education!  The interns engage in one full day of education each week while doing correlating work on the farm the other four days. In these first few...
An old fruit most people have never tried: Quince

An old fruit most people have never tried: Quince

As autumn deepens, we’re all enjoying the fall harvest; apples and pears, winter squash, cider and quince…  What the heck is quince??? Quince is a very old fruit, closely related to pears.  It is native to Southeast Asia, mainly Turkey and Iran, but has...
Intern Projects: Working towards Sustainability, #4

Intern Projects: Working towards Sustainability, #4

Intern Profile: Chris Henderson Chris broke from an eight-year career as a wind energy engineer in Seattle to come to Cloud Mountain as a full-time farming intern. During his undergraduate years studying engineering at Michigan State University, Chris became active in...
It’s Fruit Festival Time!

It’s Fruit Festival Time!

Come join us for our 29th Annual Fruit Festival. Fruit Sampling Live Music Events for the Kids Julia’s Pumpkin Patch Special Nursery Pricing October 6,10-5 pm October 7, 11-4 pm Admission is $5.00 per person, or $10.00 per carload. Bring the family (but please...

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