Monthly Archives: January 2012

Katie’s Kitchen – Celebrating the Cabbage

Cabbages tend to keep us Vermonters company for the duration of the long winter. Sometimes they are pickled in kimchi or sauerkraut, providing a bright, salty crispness to heavy meals. Sometimes they appear as a fresh head, harvested in the … Continue reading

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An Indoor Seed Starting Workshop for the Home Gardener

To some, starting seeds indoors seems intimidating, but with some simple techniques and inexpensive start-up supplies, you can easily build a seed starting workstation and get your favorite varieties started indoors with minimal effort.  Why take the time, you ask, … Continue reading

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Well, it’s time for another round of sue Monsanto!

This time, a group of organizations, several of which High Mowing Organic Seeds is a proud member, are suing for legal protection against Monsanto’s transgenic pollen drift. The lawsuit asks courts to protect organic farmers from transgenic contamination by GE-crops, … Continue reading

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Out of Stocks, Backorders, Delays, Oh my!

Anyone who has a farm or garden knows that despite our best efforts, things don’t always go according to plan. Now imagine tending a garden with over 600 varieties of vegetables and flowers. The fruit of this garden is the High … Continue reading

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Give Peas A Chance – Growing Peas On Your Farm

It seems that everyone likes eating peas, but the planting and picking part can be a challenge. At my farm, we have decided that they are an important piece of our crop mix, and have found ways to ease their … Continue reading

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Excellent Tomato Varieties for High Tunnel Production

Season extension has become standard practice among farmers and many home gardeners across the country.  Growing tomatoes in a high tunnel or hoop-house extends the season by providing protection from frost and maintaining warmer temperatures that allow for earlier harvest.  … Continue reading

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