March 2021

  1. When Maple Season Gives Two Blessings

    When we moved to VT in 1995 we knew a little about how the maple season works. For those who don’t, when the daytime temperatures rise above freezing and the nighttime temperatures fall below freezing, this gives the sign to the trees to begin the work preparing for the upcoming spring. Sap is pumped up to the upper branches, and...
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  2. Inspiring Words from Women Farmers

    Women's involvement in agriculture is a tale as old as time and while the representation of women farmers in the United States has been historically limited, women have been operating farms, excelling in positions of leadership, managing businesses as partners and also humbly working behind the scenes to ensure that their families and livelihoods are supported and successful. Women's labor...
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  3. Hope is a Seed

    "Who has tomatoes as part of their garden or farm this year??⁠ ⁠ If all goes well this will be part of my first CSA add-ons this summer. ⁠ Here are some tips on planting tomatoes:⁠ ⁠ •Don’t crowd your tomato seedlings, they need plenty of room to grow and branch out.⁠ ⁠•Give them lots of light. Y’all, there is...
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  4. Our Garden Planning Giveaway

    The winner of this month's giveaway will receive two garden planning books! The New Seed-Starters Handbook by Nancy Bubel and Jean Nick For the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to The New Seed-Starter’s Handbook. Written by a gardener with 30 years of experience, this updated, easy-to-use reference explains everything you need to know to start...
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