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Our Beyond Canning GIVEAWAY!

Feeling uninspired by your old canning recipes and techniques? This month we’re giving away a canning upgrade! One lucky winner will receive:   Beyond Canning by Autumn Giles, filled with creative recipes and techniques for preserving, pickling and fermenting food. … Continue reading

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Putting Cover Crops to Work

Growing vegetables is hard on a place, and it’s important to put something back for all that we take out. One of our responsibilities as growers and gardeners is to be good stewards of the earth that we use. Feeding … Continue reading

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A Root Storage GIVEAWAY!

Looking for a way to keep your root veggies fresh all winter? This month we’re giving away the tools you need to get started. One lucky winner will receive:   Root Cellaring, a book by Mike and Nancy Bubel to … Continue reading

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Storage Carrots: A Fall Planting Guide

Here in Vermont, it feels like we just finished talking about how much wood we have left to heat the house, and now it’s time to be thinking about storage carrots? It just doesn’t seem fair. I realize that there … Continue reading

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Heat Tolerant Greens: Varieties for the Hottest Summer Months

Jodi Lew-Smith is the Breeding Coordinator at High Mowing Organic Seeds. As our season slowly evolves from spring into summer, those of us who grow greens all season long are thinking about how to change up successions to those that … Continue reading

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The Humble Beet: New Ways to Look at an Old Friend

Jodi Lew-Smith is the Breeding Coordinator at High Mowing Organic Seeds. Many of us who grew up eating only canned beets have had the similar experience of trying a fresh beet and saying, “Wow, I never realized these could actually … Continue reading

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Winter Harvest GIVEAWAY!

Looking for a way to extend your season and grow food year round? This month we’re giving away everything you need to plant your winter garden. One lucky winner will receive:   a Winter Garden Seed Collection with cold-hardy varieties for fall … Continue reading

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Father’s Day GIVEAWAY!

We know Father’s Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Dad gets accessorized in time for the holiday! This month we’re giving one lucky Dad:   An organic, ultra-soft lightweight cotton High Mowing t-shirt … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day GIVEAWAY!

We know Mother’s Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Mom gets her goodies in time for the holiday! This month we’re giving one lucky Mom our favorite garden accessories: a Large Garden Hod … Continue reading

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Sweetheart Seeds GIVEAWAY!

We know you LOVE seeds, so in honor of Valentine’s day, we’re giving three lucky winners seeds that celebrate your passion (for growing)! Enter to win a chance at winning some of our favorite seed varieties with Valentine’s-related names. Each of … Continue reading

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