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September 12, 2021 By George Lindemann

The Tennessean | Tennessee's rural communities need support with environmental development

In The Tennessean, Conservationist and Philanthropist George Lindemann writes about conserving Tennessee’s agriculture. Read the full story here.

Dead hemlock tree

August 6, 2020 By George Lindemann

Beginning Farmers | Invasive Species on the Farm

Weeds and invasive species are things that all farms must learn to defeat. In this article for Beginning Farmers, George Lindemann gives an account of the weeds and invasive species he deals with on his farm in Cumberland County, Tennessee, Coal Creek Farm, such as Tall Fescue grass and Black Locust trees. Read the story here.

August 1, 2020 By George Lindemann

Beginning Farmers | The Farm Watering Hole – The Right Pond in the Right Place for the Right Purpose

A water source is a necessary staple of any farm. Coal Creek Farm, owned by George Lindemann in Cumberland County, Tennessee, enjoys multiple ponds, but also has access to city water in the case of a drastic drought. Read more here.

July 22, 2020 By George Lindemann

Beginning Farmers | To Gravel or Not, That is the Question – Using Gravel on Farm Roads

The daily processes of operating a farm can quickly be derailed by bad farm road conditions. This means it is important to make sure that your farm roads, especially if they are gravel like George Lindemann uses at Coal Creek Farm in Cumberland County, Tennessee, are maintained properly. Read more here.

July 12, 2020 By George Lindemann

The Tennessean | Protecting East Tennessee's Piney River is good for nature and the economy

In The Tennessean, George Lindemann writes about importance for all Tennessee residents to protect the Piney River and, in turn, how it will protect the state’s economy. Read the full story here.

Burning Controlled Fire at Coal Creek

April 28, 2020 By George Lindemann

Beginning Farmers | Controlled Burns on the Farm

The following article was originally published on by George Lindemann. I touched the plastic lighter to the base of a parched clump of sedge grass, squeezed the trigger and watched the flames crawl up the dead plant. What started as a small flame swiftly morphed into a raging expanse of fire. The noise was […]