One of Triad’s leading organic farms to be open for inspection
The Reedy Fork Organic Farm is opening its facilities for visitors for visitor tours on Tuesday, July 7, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Originally a 500-acre tobacco farm, Reedy Fork was a dairy in the 1950s en route to becoming a certified organic dairy farm in 2007. It features an organic feed mill, organic grain and forage crops, and organic beef and eggs. Several organic industry Insiders and representatives from organizations promoting organic farming will be at Reedy Farm on July 7 to discuss production methods that have become alternatives to chemically based pesticides and oil-based fertilizers.