1. 1st Annual Seed Swap at the NOFA-VT Winter Conference!

    Many of our staff at High Mowing are headed over to Burlington this weekend to attend the NOFA-VT Winter Conference. We hope you all plan to come and bring some seed with you, because we're hosting the: 1st Annual NOFA-VT Seed Swap! When: Saturday, Feb 11th, 2012 -  7:30-9:30pm Where:4th floor of the Davis Center (next to the Dinner &...
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  2. Pies For People/Soup for Supper

    Once again, High Mowing Organic Seeds is participating in the "Pies for People/Soup for Supper" event put on by The Center for an Agricultural Economy and Sterling College.  Every year High Mowing donates winter squashes that we have grown in our production and trials fields. We bring the squash over to Pete's Greens, where the seeds are removed (and saved...
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  3. Guerilla Gardening at Occupy Wall Street

    Several weeks ago a group of students from Sterling College in Craftsbury, VT contacted our donation program to inquire about bringing organic seeds with them to the Occupy Wall Street. They selected between 150-200 seed packets and headed to NYC. Once there, they began planting winter greens, beets and other cold-tolerant varieties in an effort to "bring fresh food to...
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  4. 2011 High Mowing Field Days

    It was the best of times; it was the wettest of times. Yes, our field day was once again rained out -  but this did not stop over 300 people from attending a day of tours, workshops and great food. The day started out with specialized trial garden walks with guest speakers Erica Renaud from Vitalis Organic Seeds and Jan...
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  5. Public Field Day at BEJO SEEDS, August 30 and 31, 2011

    This year High Mowing Organic Seeds will have a plot dedicated to some of our best varieties as part of the Bejo Seeds Field Day in Geneva, NY. Bejo Seeds has been able to supply High Mowing with some of our leading varieties in cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, onions and more. They have been a key player in providing seed for...
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  6. What's Happening in Florida?

    I recently attended the 2011 Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference in Kissimmee Florida. There was lots of excitement from attendees and exhibitors around the programs offered and the local food movement in Florida. There is an on-going increase in the number of smaller farms operating in Florida, and an emerging market for local food is ready to buy...
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  7. Kingdom Farm and Food Days - August, 2011

    A Celebration of Vermont Food & Agriculture: Kingdom Farm & Food Days on Aug 20-21st, 2011 Cabbage taste testing. (Last year it rained, but we still had over 200 people show up, and everyone had a great time!) High Mowing Organic Seeds, Center for an Agricultural Economy, Pete’s Greens, New England Culinary Institute and Craftsbury Outdoor Center are once again...
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  8. Trials Field Walks! Learn Something New!

    Join us for monthly Trials Field Walks for gardeners and professional growers. These free guided tours will highlight over 800 vegetable, herb and flower varieties being grown, compared and evaluated in the 3-acre HMS trials garden. The High Mowing Organic Seeds trials garden serves as a rigorous testing ground for selecting stand-out varieties to offer through our annual seed catalog...
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  9. High Mowing Organic Seeds' Spring Social - March 20th!

    Thoughts turning to spring…and to growing? Join us to learn some new techniques, learn about new varieties, learn about seed cleaning and production…or just share some good food and growing tips with friends! Shake off those dusty winter cobwebs and celebrate the return of the growing season with your friends and neighbors! Tomato Grafting Workshop , 2 – 3 pm...
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