Month: January 2022

Beech Spring Compost

Beech Spring Composting is a non-profit composting operation located in Union Mills, North Carolina. The non-profit’s goal is to make composting more convenient for residents of Rutherford County while diverting food waste from landfills to four local community gardens (Ruffton Roots, St John’s Community Garden, and two others in Marion) and farms.  Beech Spring Composting …

Beech Spring Compost Read More »

Ann and Russ’ Family Farm

Ann and Russ’ Family Farm is a produce and flower farm located in Rutherfordton. The farm operates on 7.8 acres (half the acreage is dedicated to farming) and grows vegetables and flowers in raised beds and fruit throughout the property.  Ann and Russ’ Family Farm is owned and operated by Russ Burnick, an Army veteran …

Ann and Russ’ Family Farm Read More »

Rustic Lodge Soaps

Rustic Lodge Soaps is a local artisan that specializes in handmade soaps. The business is located in the Montford Cove area of Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The soap maker operates on their family homestead, where they have a garden and raise livestock to feed their family. The business is owned and operated by Erin Harris. She …

Rustic Lodge Soaps Read More »