Monthly Archives: January 2013

Winter Farming in Southwest Montana

By Matt Rothschiller Matt and Jacy Rothschiller own Gallatin Valley Botanical which is located 3 miles east of Bozeman, Montana on the fertile bottomlands of Rocky Creek. They have been growing produce since 2003. They cultivate a diverse array of … Continue reading

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New England Winter Slaw

A Winter Salad Recipe to Make Your Mouth Sing! Salad: 5-6 stems Kale, spine removed and chopped 1 cup finely chopped green cabbage (or 1/2 cup green plus 1/2 cup red) 1 cup spinach, chopped 1 cup shoots (your choice) … Continue reading

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Sprouts and Shoots: For the Love of a Winter Salad

As we all search for ways to eat fresh, home-grown food year round—especially those of us with harsh winter climates—let us give tribute to the sprout and shoot…two super easy ways to feed your family fresh green and living foods … Continue reading

Posted in Articles by Megen Hall, Growing Tips, Health and Wellness, Recipes, Variety Highlights, Winter Growing | 12 Comments

Pushing the Boundaries: Experimenting with Seed Production on our Farm

Every year, the High Mowing Production Farm reliably produces many varieties of quality seed for tomatoes, peppers, cucurbits and some species of Brassicas. This past year we grew seed for 46 varieties including: Ali Baba watermelon, Long Pie pumpkin, Tom … Continue reading

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The Seed Future We Want to See

There is an abundant future out there waiting for us to say yes to it.  It is filled with self-sufficient communities growing their own food and sharing with neighbors.  It is filled with non-genetically engineered seeds.  Seeds that are adapted … Continue reading

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Building Efficiencies Into Your Farm

I love to farm, but I am also happy when the day is over and I can have some time for other pursuits. I try really hard to keep a schedule, and quit for the day at a certain time. … Continue reading

Posted in Articles by Farmer Paul Betz, Commercial Growing, Growing Tips | 106 Comments

Trading in Ski Boots for Sandals: Winter Adventures for Farmers (Part 1)

Becky Maden is the Assistant Farm Manager at Intervale Community Farm (ICF), a thriving member-owned CSA farm in its 21st season of growing organic produce in Burlington, Vermont. Becky has worked on several diverse vegetable farms throughout the country and … Continue reading

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