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Antiquing Vegetable Seeds

Specialty crop farming is a fulfilling business. Sometimes it’s like antiquing.  In this case, the collector is looking for those rare heirlooms of the past before our food became mass-produced by commercial farms.  We target certain antique vegetables to grow and like to gather up additional … Continue reading

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One dollar, Will You Give Me 2?

Back in October, we had harvested several bushel of organic fingerling potatoes. We had more than we could reasonability expect to sell at the local markets. What did we do with the surplus? We decided to look for a produce auction.  However in … Continue reading

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Organic Bumper Crop

We had an unusually productive Russian Banana fingerling potato harvest. One could say, it’s a bumper crop.  One 300 feet rows gave us 20 x 1/2 bushel bags. Best we can figure, it’s about a 17 times yield.  All we can … Continue reading

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It’s A Satisfying Thing

Make your way back to local organic food; it’s the satisfying thing to do. Have you ever heard of someone, opening up a can of snap beans or a bag of carrots from the produce aisle in the supermarket and being totally satisfied enough to write … Continue reading

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Digging Red Thumbs

We had a good run on RED THUMBS this year. They were an earlier potato (around 80 days) plus they had good size and shape.  These potatoes yielded well, and weren’t too fussy to grow and dig. When digging them their bright red color was easy … Continue reading

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Green Spring Garlic

We started the green spring garlic harvest. We have about 3 bushel to harvest, this first pick is for the farmers market today. Green spring garlic is harvested this time of year when the growing garlic is at the baby … Continue reading

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Jars of Tools

Can you identify these seeds? They are some of our favorite cover crops. Here’s a hint list. Can you match the seed with the picture above? Buckwheat Daikon Radish Crimson Clover Hard Red Spring Wheat Why use cover crops? Here … Continue reading

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