March 2016

  1. Profitable Potatoes: Tips from Organic Farmer Becky Maden

    Becky Maden is a vegetable farmer currently living in Orwell, VT, where she and her husband operate Singing Cedars Farmstead. Previously, Becky spent 10 years working as the Assistant Farm Manager at Intervale Community Farm, a thriving 500-member CSA farm in Burlington, VT. In her time spent away from the farm, Becky loves to travel, write, bike, run, ski, and...
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  2. Crop Talk: Growing Bountiful Kale at Good Heart Farmstead

    Katie Spring and Edge Fuentes with their son Waylon, at Good Heart Farmstead I love kale. I love it for its ability to thrive in many zones (including our Zone 4 location), and for the way it keeps on giving all season long. At Good Heart Farmstead, we grow kale from May through December, and I’m a firm believer that...
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  3. Potato GrowBag GIVEAWAY!

    You loved the Potato GrowBags from last month’s giveaway so much, we decided to give away more—so this month THREE lucky winners will each receive: a Potato GrowBag from Gardener’s Supply and  a $15 gift certificate for seeds or seed potatoes of your choice! (Two winners will receive the standard-size potato GrowBag, and one winner will receive a Jumbo GrowBag). GrowBags make it...
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  4. Crop Talk: Success with Brassicas at Sandiwood Farm

    Sara Schlosser, Farmer & Commercial Grower Sales Rep Here at Sandiwood Farm we’re tapping our maple trees and finishing our plans for the growing season ahead. This means reflecting on last season and what we, and our customers, loved most. Brassicas are an important crop for us, and I’ve learned a lot over my 27 years of growing them on...
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