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Growing a Brighter Future

Growing a Brighter Future

Kale, carrots, and cauliflower: these vegetables have long had a place at your table, but now they are making their way into your child’s classroom. With so much focus on standardized test scores, why would schools be spending less time on practice tests and more time planting seeds? They say the proof is in the pudding, or in this case, maybe the parsnips.

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Thinking Inside the Box - Azalea Magazine

Thinking Inside the Box - Azalea Magazine

A Summerville aeroponic farm manufacturer takes the dirty work out of farming while working toward  a greener future locally and beyond.

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"Sustainable farming blossoms in the Lowcountry" - ABC News 4

The sun is rising on a new form of farming in the Lowcountry. In the heart of Summerville, there's an up and coming farm that sits in a residential neighborhood. Stefanie Swackhamer and her team at Tiger Corner Farms says their whole operation is one big science experiment.

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Charleston City Paper features TCFM

Charleston City Paper features TCFM

"They don't sound like farmers. With a team comprised of a former high school Latin teacher, a systems engineer, a mechanical engineer, and two technicians, they sound more like characters on the Big Bang Theory than a group of land-tillers."

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Are you down with PPFD?

Are you down with PPFD?

Did you know that TCFM farms can now measure Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density, or PPFD? Read on to hear about our latest technological addition to our containers.

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Happy Ag Week!

Happy Ag Week!

A Note on TCFM's first National Ag Day

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Growing New Farmers Now Accepting Applicants

Growing New Farmers Now Accepting Applicants

If you care where your food comes from, want to see our local food system thrive, are ready to mix up your career, or simply want to take your understanding of sustainable agriculture to the next level — consider applying to Lowcountry Local First's Growing New Farmers Program.

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Seeing Light

Seeing Light

Did you know that people and plants see light differently?

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Looking Ahead for 2017

Looking Ahead for 2017

The reeducation and importance of buying locally grown, pesticide free, non-GMO produce is upon us.

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