High Mowing

  1. The Humble Beet: New Ways to Look at an Old Friend

    Jodi Lew-Smith is the Breeding Coordinator at High Mowing Organic Seeds. Many of us who grew up eating only canned beets have had the similar experience of trying a fresh beet and saying, “Wow, I never realized these could actually taste good.” Or, “Hey, these are sweet!” The humble beet is used to being overlooked. But why scorn...
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  2. Winter Harvest GIVEAWAY!

    Looking for a way to extend your season and grow food year round? This month we're giving away everything you need to plant your winter garden. One lucky winner will receive:   a Winter Garden Seed Collection with cold-hardy varieties for fall plantings or overwintering a packet of De Cicco Broccoli seeds Garden Covers from Gardener’s Supply Co a $15 Gift...
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  3. Father’s Day GIVEAWAY!

    We know Father’s Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Dad gets accessorized in time for the holiday! This month we’re giving one lucky Dad:   An organic, ultra-soft lightweight cotton High Mowing t-shirt A High Mowing EcoTrucker hat Quick-drying nitrile Garden Gloves from Gardener’s Supply Co Our Garden Starter...
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  4. Pest Management on the Small Farm

    Like all good medicine, our pest management is built on prevention. At Good Heart Farmstead, we don’t use any pesticide sprays, and instead focus our efforts on creating a balanced system, which includes building healthy soil to grow strong, hearty plants. Here’s a round-up (organic, that is!) of our...
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  5. Crop Talk: A Season of Lettuce Production at High Ledge Farm

    No matter where you grow, our high quality lettuce varieties mean a consistent supply all season long. I really like that we offer all the classic market standards, as well as a number of specialty varieties that are exciting visually or offer a unique eating experience...
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  6. Mother's Day GIVEAWAY!

    We know Mother's Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Mom gets her goodies in time for the holiday! This month we're giving one lucky Mom our favorite garden accessories: a Large Garden Hod for harvesting, washing, transporting & storing homegrown produce and  our favorite quick-drying Garden Gloves, both from Gardener’s Supply Co! ...
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  7. Growing with Kids: 6 Practical Ways to Engage Them on the Farm

    This summer our son will turn 3, and over the past three years we’ve found many ways to engage him here at Good Heart Farmstead through our daily farm tasks. By doing so, we spend quality time with our son, avoid the expense of child care, and...
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  8. Our Top 5 Flowers for Pollinators

    If you’re like us, you’re worried about pollinators—we need them for production of about 35% of global crops by volume and over 85% of the world’s flowering plants, and many pollinator species are in decline or at risk of extinction. Four species of bumble bees native to America are in rapid...
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  9. 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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  10. Crop Talk: Growing Bountiful Kale 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...
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