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Done!

I was looking around my Facebook feed the other day and noticed a post by a friend. She had posted Something Awful and was asking folks to sign a petition to help make the Something Awful stop. These kinds of … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening

This was my lunch today. It’s a hummus sandwich with cucumber and arugula.  The arugula came from one of the raised beds in our hoop house and it was delicious.  There is, without question, no greater culinary joy for me … Continue reading

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Sproutless Brussels? Eat ‘Em Anyway

“We kids feared many things in those days – werewolves, dentists, North Koreans, Sunday School – but they all paled in comparison with Brussels sprouts.” —Dave Barry, Miami Herald Columnist I adore Dave Barry, but when it comes to the … Continue reading

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After the Frost

Many of our crops needed to be pulled before last week’s frost.  They just can’t take the cold and are essentially killed in their first exposure to the freezing temperatures. Our pepper bed, for example, took a hard hit.  We … Continue reading

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Autumn Seedlings

The weather is changing and it’s time to start thinking about winter farming. While there is significantly less to do in the winter months in the Hudson River Valley, there are ways to continue to grow food that defy snow … Continue reading

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Deer are Beautiful Jerks

I love deer.  They are beautiful and gentle and majestic.  They keep to themselves for the most part.  We always enjoy seeing a group of them grazing in the neighbors’ fields. But only in the neighbors’ fields. Dave came home … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Organic Farming

By choosing to farm organically, we don’t use any of those really helpful products that kill all of the weeds and give Little Shop of Horrors results in plant growth.  We don’t use soils that contain anything other than soil … Continue reading

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