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Kale-Palooza & Seed Saving

[Anne is happy to be planting all this lacinato kale!] In the last blog post, we were getting amped up for all of the transplanting just around the corner, and everything went swimmingly. We planted over 1000 kale ...
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Planting Pre-Season

As the NCAA championship comes to a (dramatic!) close, the planting pre-season is just beginning! Our little seedlings are starting to begin training for the Real World, and only the strongest will survive! In truth, we ...
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Weird Weather? No Problem!

Yes, I know there's an ice storm that just went through, but would you believe that we're just three weeks away from putting plants in the ground? Tomatoes, cucumbers and greens in the hoophouse, as well as onions and ...
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Seeding up a Storm!

The veggie invasion has begun! Shortly after returning from the MOSES conference, we seeded onions, always our first crop, and this afternoon saw lots of kale, broccoli, even tomato and cucumber seeds plop into a comfy ...
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MOSES: The Pre-Season Kickoff

MOSES is the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service, but it's also shorthand for the annual organic farming conference, now in it's 27th year! The 3400+ attendees are encouraged to "pack your plaid", which ...
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Reflections from Guatemala

It's just been two days since getting back from a month in Guatemala, where I spent my days studying Spanish, buying lots and lots of fruits at the market, and exploring the beautiful countryside in the district of ...