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Sustainable Production: Grower Resource List

Compiled by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

Season Extension

Books and Publications
  • Walking to Spring: Using High Tunnels to Grow Produce 52 Weeks a Year, by Paul and Alison Wiediger, Au Naturel Farm
    to order, visit their website or call them at 270- 749-4600
  • Four Season Harvest, by Eliot Coleman
  • The Winter-Harvest Manual: Farming the Backside of the Calendar, by Eliot Coleman
  • The Hoophouse Handbook, by Lynn Byczynski
    order from Growing for Market at 800-307-8949 or visit their website at
  • Extending the Season: Six Strategies for Improving Cash Flow Year-round on the Market Farm, by Lynn Byczynski order from Growing for Market at 800-307-8949 or visit their website at
  • Growing for Market, edited by Lynn Byczynski
    order from Growing for Market at 800-307-8949 or visit their website at
Equipment and Supplies

Note: a great place to look for used greenhouses and tunnels is in the NCDA Agricultural Review Classified Section!

  • American Plant Products & Supplies
    800-522-3376; Oklahoma City, OK
    greenhouse frames, films and glazing, shade cloth, row covers, mulch film
  • A.M. Leonard, Inc.
    800-543-8955; Piqua, OH
    general farm and garden supplies, landscape fabric, plastic film, shade cloth
  • Atlas Greenhouse Systems, Inc.
    800-346-9902; Alapaha, GA
    greenhouses, high tunnels, cold frames, and other equipment
  • Berry Hill Irrigation, Inc.
    1-800-345-3747; Buffalo Junction, VA
    micro-irrigation supplies
  • Coors Farm Supply
    1-919-934-4573; Smithfield, NC
    irrigation supplies, fertilizers, greenhouses, cold frames, growing trays and containers, soilless potting mixes, plastic mulch, shade cloth, Reemay, and more
  • Dirt Works
    800-769-3856; New Haven, VT
    Bio-Film 100 biodegradable mulch
  • Fedco Seeds
    207-873-7333; Waterville, ME
    seed cooperative; some certified organic seeds; floating row covers, plastic film mulches
  • Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery
    707-823-9125; Sebastopol, CA
    floating row covers, frost blankets, landscape fabric, cold frames, greenhouse poly
  • Haygrove Tunnels
    866-HAYGROVE; North Elizabethtown, PA
    multi-bay high tunnels and supplies
  • Jaderloon
    800-258-7171; Irmo, SC
    complete line of greenhouse structures; accessories including film fastening systems, inflation blowers, polycarbonate sheets, and poly patch
  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds
    877-564-6697; Winslow, ME
    seeds and general supplies for vegetable, herb, and cut flower production
  • Ken-Bar
    800-336-8882; Reading, MA
    row covers, plastic mulch, Planters paper mulch, low tunnels
  • Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
    888-784-1722; Grass Valley, CA
    row covers, pest management, tools, propagation supplies, etc.
  • Stuppy Greenhouse Manufacturing
    800-733-5025; North Kansas City, MO
    variety of both coldframes and greenhouses
  • Turner Greenhouses
    800-672-4770; Goldsboro, NC
    greenhouses and greenhouse supplies
  • Williamson Greenhouses
    910-592-7072; Clinton, NC
    greenhouses and greenhouse supplies

This document is a partial list of resources for growers and does not imply endorsement by North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, or North Carolina Cooperative Extension of any of the companies, products, or organizations listed.

Written By

Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie E-mail Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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