Laura Collins is a new farmer to Polk County; committed to organic, sustainable and zero waste practices.  She has been farming since 2015 and has been practicing homestead activities since 2011.  Other than farming veggies, she grows a variety of culinary and medicinal herbs for herself, her customers and her small flock of pasture raised chickens.  Her farm, Herbalicious, focuses on the simplistic nature of farm fresh meals. Laura is serving as the Farmers Market Manager for Tryon & Columbus for the remainder of the 2017 market season.