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Posts tagged: Florence

High Tunnel Extends Season for Mississippi Small Farmer

McGee shows members of the Women in Agriculture organization her seasonal tunnel house crops as well as other vegetables and herbs.  The women were so impressed they said they wanted to grow everything she had.

McGee shows members of the Women in Agriculture organization her seasonal tunnel house crops as well as other vegetables and herbs. The women were so impressed they said they wanted to grow everything she had.

Mary McGee’s late father could neither read nor write. But he knew how to farm.

He could farm so well, his daughter says, he had a PhD in making things grow. He taught her how to transform idle soil into lush farmland and to take care of animals. Read more »