Monthly Archives: December 2011

Trialing True Potato Seed

In the High Mowing Organic Seeds’ trials field, we spend our time trialing and evaluating varieties to determine how they perform compared with each other, as well as to gain knowledge about their characteristics to determine whether we would like … Continue reading

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Treating Our Tools with TLC

It’s so easy to simply hang your shovel on the nail when you hang up your proverbial towel at the end of the growing season, but there are a few simple practices that will help to preserve quality tools for … Continue reading

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A narrative on Roy’s Calais Flint Corn – by Brigitte Derel

It is early evening in Central Vermont, the sun is setting in the distance, and the aroma of fresh cut hay fills the air. As my hands quickly work, shucking a mix of dry ears of golden yellow and deep … Continue reading

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A Well-Rounded Squash: The Butternuts

Autumn without butternut squash is like foliage without color.  T’is the season to be enjoying this versatile, curvaceous squash.  At High Mowing, we sell three varieties of butternut squash  – you may have grown one or more of them this … Continue reading

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