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Category Archives: Variety Highlights
Update – Jan. 2014 – we were able to source organic parsnip seeds this year! These seeds didn’t make it into our catalog, but we have them on the website: Organic Lancer Parsnip Seeds The world of organic seeds is … Continue reading
A recipe inspired my uncle Steve, once a fine dining chef in and around Seattle. I perused the assortment of bounty in the HMS produce fridge and found: two leeks and a few heads of Famosa F1 cabbage. I called … Continue reading
- by Tom Stearns, owner and President of High Mowing Organic Seeds Hello Growers! Just as the season has finished, it is already getting to be time to plan for 2013. What new markets are you going to strive for; … Continue reading
The beet is a vegetable that has in recent years been elevated to gourmet status. A status that is well deserved, we must admit. Not only do beets have a sweet, earthy flavor that pairs well with, say, goat cheese … Continue reading
Nothing says I love you like a cabbage (to paraphrase Farmer Paul Betz, one of our commercial grower representatives and owner of High Ledge Farm). Here’s what’s great about one of the most rock solid, high performing (yet often under-appreciated) … Continue reading
In the last variety spotlight, we talked about onions, which, if you’re in the northern latitudes, should all be seeded in the early spring. This month, we’ll look at carrots, which lend themselves to several seedings, or succession plantings, all … Continue reading
Alliums – onions, shallots – are a culinary staple and great to have available for the whole season – whether at your market stand or in your garden. Not only are alliums tasty, but they are also highly nutritious, believed … Continue reading
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