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Howdy, howdy! Some of you may already be familiar with The Greehorns Project, which works fervently and creatively to ‘promote, recruit, and support new farmers in America’ by creating new resources, covering interesting stories, and trying to foster the exchange … Continue reading
Dispatches from the Past: Let the parade begin! Nettles, ramps, fiddleheads, chives, baby lettuce heads…
(Editor’s Note: I’m SO CLOSE to being caught up–should be there soon, which is good, since I have lots of other things to write and share with you. This dispatch originally went out on May 15, 2014. -Leah) One by … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: This originally went out on May 8, 2014. -Leah) Great Growing! How insignificant our effort beside that of a seed. Good Morning! Right now, while you take your first glance through the day’s roster of emails, while your kids procrastinate … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: This originally went out on May 1, 2014. (MAY DAY!) -Leah) How Small is Small? Family size, inter-generational, hand tools, a few employees, 1 acre, 1000 acres? What makes a small farm small, anyway? Good Morning! As our … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: As Marada explains below, recalls are a part of being a safe food business. If you subscribe to multiple FDA recall mailing lists like I do, you start to realize that most notifications you see are recalls prompted … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: I’ve said this before: farm labor in the US has never been fully and accurately accounted for in our economy. From its founding on child and family labor, to morally criminal slave labor, to indentured labor, to migrant … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: This went out on April 10, 2014, originally. -Leah) “If corn is king in this country, then the cow is certainly Queen.” -Agriculture of Maine: Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture 1901 Good … Continue reading
Dispatches from the Past: Oh the gap – between spring and edible fresh foods! No wonder we’ll fry dandelions….
(Editor’s Note: This originally went out April 3, 2014. Leah) This is it, folks. The eight week home stretch. Don’t worry. The wild treats come soon (I hear ramps are up in Ohio)… We managed to find a couple limited … Continue reading
Dispatches from the Past: Organic farmers are light years ahead of you (or at least a ‘light year’)….
(Editor’s Note: This originally went out on March 20, 2014. Leah) Rainbow peppers landed at COM on St. Patty’s Day (frozen and diced and neatly packaged from Northern Girl, I might add!)…… Now, let’s turn them into a pot of … Continue reading
Dispatches from the Past: Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards couldn’t be as bare as mine…but I have some ideas of how to fill them!
(Editor’s Note: This originally went out March 13, 2014. Leah) The Dig Is (Almost) Done. Now for Stocking. Below: The foods my house cannot function without… 1. Flour, two or three types.2. Dry Beans 4 . Maple Syrup 5. … Continue reading