Monthly Archives: September 2011

Frost Tolerance in Vegetables

Fall is on the way, and many of us in the northern part of the country have had frost warnings, or will soon. Some gardeners are tired, and happy to let the frost kill the remainder of their garden -  … Continue reading

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Fall Salves & Tinctures

As summer starts to wind down and weeding and planting give way to harvesting and processing, I like to begin to think about my winter remedies. I like to make salves, tinctures, and syrups to ensure my health through the … Continue reading

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Growing Soybeans for the Farmers Market

- by Sara Schlosser  (Sara owns Sandiwood Farm in Wolcott, VT, and is also a High Mowing Sales Associate) Soybeans, or edamame, is a staple in Japanese menus and is becoming more and more prevalent in grocery stores and farmers … Continue reading

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Fall Soil Amendments

The second week in September has brought with it a chill reminiscent of October. While most of us are all still busy harvesting and processing the fruits of our labor, now is also the time to begin thinking of fall … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Growing and Marriage

- by Sara Schlosser (owner of Sandiwood Farm and High Mowing Sales Associate) In the wake of Hurricane Irene, and a hard spring. Because I’m a Market Grower, Justice of the Peace, and I work for High Mowing, I offer … Continue reading

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Organic Beans Taste Testing!

Every Wednesday, we take turns making or buying snack for everyone and have an all-employee shin-dig. Last week, Jessie and Krista from the trials crew brought in a few beautiful blueberry pies – but they were off-limits until everyone had … Continue reading

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