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  1. Instagram Marketing for Farms, Part 2

    Kate MacLean is the owner of Longest Acres Farm in Chelsea, Vermont. You can follow her farm on Instagram at @longestacresfarm. She and her sister are writing a forthcoming children's book centered around farm life. Where Part 1 in our mini series tackling farmers and social media gave a brief and basic introduction to using Instagram on your farm, Part...
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  2. Grower Profile: Ice Cap Organics

    Delaney & Alisha | Pemberton, British Columbia High Mowing Customer Since: 2010 The Stats 3 acres 10 farming seasons 3 markets (2 summer, 1 winter) 20-week CSA 2 certifications (Certified Organic &  Salmon Safe Certification)   Alisha with an abundance of kale at Ice Cap Organics.   The People “We are passionate about growing great food and doing it in harmony with the natural...
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  3. Crop Talk: Pinpointing Your Markets

    Markets – like farms – are a dynamic, ever-evolving entity. We often hear from growers who say they need to do an assessment season-to-season in order to figure out what the most profitable market is for their farm business. Dialing in your markets will also help you dial in your crop plans: maybe greenhouse tomatoes are your bread and butter...
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  4. Crop Talk: Your Greenhouse Checklist

    If you’re busy ordering seeds this month, please don’t let us stop you. By all means, carry on. But if you’re bulking up your seed inventory, we know that means the next item you’re turning your attention to is where to get all those seeds tucked into soil. That’s right: your greenhouse. In northern regions like High Mowing's home state...
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  5. Grower Profile: Shenandoah Seasonal

    Ali & Dan | Boyce, Virginia High Mowing Customer Since: 2012 The Stats 3 acres 7 farming seasons 6 high tunnels 2 farmers markets 20-week CSA 1 additional full-time employee 365 days a year The People "We started our farm with only $15,000 and a whole lot of passion and grit. Our message to other beginning farmers is that you...
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  6. The Story of a Seed: Hybrid Onion Edition

    How does an onion seed get from plant to packet? Read on to learn about the intricacies of hybrid onion seed development and production through looking at the variety Red Carpet F1. We hope the story of a seed entices you to try a new onion variety this season! The Market The first step to development of a new onion...
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  7. Crop Talk: Alliums

    Onions are the third most consumed fresh vegetable in the United States behind potatoes and tomatoes, and as such demand to be a crucial part of a diversified vegetable farmer’s crop plan. Thankfully, there are myriad types of alliums to choose from these days without having to resort to a monocrop of Vidalias. In order to achieve success with your...
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  8. Grower Profile: Silverthorn Farm

    Emily & Nate | Rossville, Indiana High Mowing Customer Since: 2013 The Stats 25 acres 1 acre of greenhouses 12 farming seasons 300-member CSA 80 local restaurant accounts 5 additional full-time employees 6th generation farmers   The People "This farm was originally purchased by Emily's great, great, great grandfather in 1864. For decades the property was rented and farmed conventionally; we...
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  9. Our Inspirational Farming & Gardening Books GIVEAWAY!

    Winter is the perfect time to gather inspiration for the next growing season - enter to win our prizes that will have you dreaming of green! Thanks to our friends at Chelsea Green Publishing, this month’s giveaway winner will receive a collection of inspirational farming and gardening books, including Letter to a Young Farmer by Gene Logsdon, The Lean Farm...
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  10. Grow Microgreens in your Home Kitchen in 7 Easy Steps

    Here in Vermont, where gardens are frozen under snow for long cold winters, gardeners can still grow their own greens inside. While microgreens may sound and look fancy, you don’t need fancy equipment to grow them. In fact, between your garden and your kitchen, you likely already have all the supplies you need to grow microgreens. Like sprouts and shoots...
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