dryer for bulk herbs

Janet Bachmann janetb at ncatark.uark.edu
Tue Mar 26 13:54:48 EST 2002

ATTRA has a newly revised publication on Options for Food Dehydration. 
Look for it at the website <www.attra.org> or call 800-346-9140 for a
free printed copy.  (The new version probably isn't on the web yet.)

> Nan Johnson wrote:
> Just in case anyone has seen or done this, I am looking to purchase
> some kind of machine to dry about a ton of green [freshly] harvested
> medicinal plant material (like catnip or wheat) (picture six pickup
> trucks packed with green material).  We have used a tobacco drying
> shed but this is not practical for the market farmer here with one or
> two acres of herbs.  Way too labor intensive.  The dryer would be part
> of a farmer cooperative for our state.
> many thank you's
> Nan
> Dancing Goats Farm
> N. Mississippi
> ---

Janet Bachmann
Agriculture Specialist
National Center for Appropriate Technology
P.O. Box 3657
Fayetteville, AR  72702
(479)442-9842 fax
janetb at ncatark.uark.edu

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