June 2020

  1. Introducing the Swede Midge

    There’s a new pest entering the scene and it is wreaking havoc on brassicas crops such as cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, broccoli and kale. It’s called the swede midge and it's larvae feed off of and destroy the growth point of plants.  As a new and invasive pest that currently has no organic approved pesticides that work to eradicate it, early detection and...
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  2. Our Food Justice Book GIVEAWAY!

    This week’s giveaway winner will receive 3 books helping to share the powerful stories of resilience and racial justice in the food movement.  Farming While Black by author Leah Penniman from Soul Fire Farm in Albany, NY. “Some of our most cherished sustainable farming practices have roots in African wisdom. Yet, discrimination and violence against African-American farmers has led to their decline from...
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  3. Qlipr Crop Clamping System for Tomatoes and Cucumbers

    There's no labor of love on the farm quite as time consuming and stressful as attempting to raise a healthy tomato crop. After years of honing in on a system, we find what methods work best for our spaces and what varieties outperform others. This cumulative experience of growing tomatoes, season after season, serves as the wisdom that ultimately leads...
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