Monthly Archives: October 2015

The new PCEF weather station at the Hazel Township of Buncombe County

We’ve noticed a somewhat dramatic difference between the weather at the farm and downtown Asheville even though they’re only 5 miles apart. So to keep better track on the conditions where the plants are, we puchased a weather station and registered it with  Want to know what conditions are like at the Psycho Chicken… Read more »

Cover crops and soil health.

  This youtube video put up by NCATATTRA demonstrates many of the benefits of cover crops on large scale farms:   It’s long and a little technical.  Bottom line, well managed cover crops increase soil health by adding organic matter, retaining water, strengthening soil structure, supporting soil micro organism diversity, providing nutrients for cash crops… Read more »