Stephanie Thomas let out a sign of joy Friday morning when she opened the doors to a greenhouse on the Spring Creek Farm she and Tom Maiorana own south of Baldwin City.It was both a response to the warmth built in the greenhouse on the chilly but sunny morning as it washed across her and to the robust health of the peas it contained.
Reimbursement available for producers USDA's Economic Research Service has given funds to the Kansas Department of Agriculture to help state producers pay for organic certification or re-certification. It will reimburse for certification occurring before Sept. 30, as long as funds remain. The department can provide money for up to 75 percent of the cost of [...]
Stephanie Thomas and Tom Maiorana grow about 90 types of fruits and vegetables on their 20-acre farm south of Baldwin City that they directly market to customers through a subscription service.