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Farmer to Farmer Profile: Tumbling Shoals Farm

publication date: Aug 1, 2018
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It’s a wondrous, if slow, drive from Asheville, NC northeast along the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains. That’s because it’s snowing pretty hard, making the roads both a little iffy, and strangely empty. School is cancelled, and the world sits still to see how much wet white stuff will land on this mid-March Monday. As I get closer to the farm, the roads are getting smaller and windier. Finally, I cross Tumbling Shoals Creek, and know that my destination must be near! The last narrow gravel road brings me to a picturesque view of a tidy small farm across the creek, dotted with fields and multiple plastic covered growing structures.

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