Mt Folly Cabin

A Letter from Laura: Drawdown!

Dear Friends, At Mt. Folly farm, we are doing big things, simply. We are part of the drawdown movement, which seeks to sequester carbon dioxide in plants, trees and soils. We have long been a part of the organic movement as well, for us meaning our products are raised in soils, part of the underground…

soil, sunflowers and microbiome

Soil, Sunflowers, Microbiomes and Health

Dear Friends, There is a connection between the soil microbiome and our microbiome. As we focus on health, we’ve come across these new findings. For organic farmers who use nature rather than pesticides and herbicides to grow plants, including organic hemp for CBD, we are heartened to see this research going mainstream. The human microbiome consists…

The Season For Planting

We need food and farming for people to survive. At the same time, more than half our soil’s carbon has been lost to the atmosphere, exacerbating climate change and causing problems for all of nature, including humankind.  We are learning how to fix that at Mt. Folly, working with The American Farmland Trust, The Savory…

Daniel Boone's Settlement Historic Marker

Regenerative Rye On Daniel Boone’s Land

Whiskey Rye from Canada? NO! We are growing it on land once owned by Daniel Boone! Trailblazer that he was, Daniel Boone chose 400 acres around present-day Schollsville for his settlement and preemption,  growing a corn crop there in 1775 and 1776.* More than 2 centuries later, we are partnering with American Farmland Trust to…