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Featured farmer for August: Daniel Byrd

Featured farmer for August: Daniel Byrd

Interview with Adam McClary, Farmer Support SpecialistDaniel Byrd lives in Glasgow, KY and has been a farmer with World Tree for two years. He has grown some of the healthiest and fastest-growing trees of all our farms in the Southeastern USA. Read this exclusive...
CEO Visits Farmers

CEO Visits Farmers

Wendy Burton, our Founder and CEO has been all over the map recently visiting our farmers and developing new relationshipsIn the middle of May, Wendy began her journey to the southern United States, to both Alabama and Georgia. Her first visit was with Grover and...
Featured Farmer for July: Eugene Martins

Featured Farmer for July: Eugene Martins

Interview with Adam McClary Farmer Support SpecialistMany of our farmers know Gene personally. He lives in upper Alabama and has been so generous with his time and knowledge. He has spoken to many of our new farmers and passed along valuable life lessons from growing...
Timber! Our Presidential Harvest begins

Timber! Our Presidential Harvest begins

Winter, the time of year when the trees go dormant and most of us tuck ourselves indoors to hibernate until Spring. But not the World Tree lumber team. Barry Comis and his crew have been out in the fields harvesting four plantations and meeting a very special VIP...
The Science of Paulownia

The Science of Paulownia

Dr. Nirmal Joshee is a scientist at Fort Valley State University in Georgia who has been studying Paulownia (aka the Empress tree) for 14 years. We were excited to meet him and his team, who have been given a large grant to further our understanding of the properties...
Urgent warning on climate change

Urgent warning on climate change

“…scare the BEJEEZUS out of every single person….”These are the words that Senator Bernie Sanders chose to use when describing a recent report released by the United Nations about the condition of our climate the way it stands. And, if we as a nation cannot come...
A Family Affair

A Family Affair

A farmer shares his experience of working with World Tree When we first met Will Johnson, he greeted us at his farm in Florida surrounded by his family. We were thrilled when he chose to be come a World Tree farmer and a few months later we interviewed him to find out...