Category Archives: Perennial Vegetables

Ready For The 2016 Growing Season

I have finally completed all the updates to my website and am ready to take orders, help with questions, and connect with new growers worldwide. This is my 25th year growing plants as a business. In that time I have … Continue reading

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Spring Plant Lists Available Online

  I have completed updating the lists of plants I will have available this spring starting around the end of April and running through until the end of May. I will be selling from my roadside stand at 56549 State … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about growing ALL your own food.

    I have spent a lot of time over the past 20 years pondering the idea of growing all my own food. Within the last couple of growing seasons, I have attacked this idea with a new fervor, having … Continue reading

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Uncommon but Delicious Perennial Root Vegetables

I want to share some thoughts about adding Perennial Tuber and Root Vegetables to your garden. I planted a number of varieties in the Fall of 2012 and spring of 2013. It takes a full season or two for many of these to become … Continue reading

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Perennial Veggie Starts available at Goshen Farmers Market

I will be offering a few perennial vegetable starts this Saturday (April 12th) at the Goshen Farmers Market. These will be tubers and bulbs for the following varieties. Chinese Artichokes, Ground Nuts, Jerusalem Artichokes, Tiger Almond Chufa, Chinese Yams and … Continue reading

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Perennial Vegetable Survivors of the Winter of 2013-14

I was exited this last weekend to get out into my fields and see what damage had been done by all the brutal cold we experienced this winter. I had trialed a number of new perennial vegetables that I knew … Continue reading

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Calorie Crops, Carbon Crops and Staple Crops

I thought I would take a crack at defining some commonly used terms around our farm. In an ongoing struggle to describe exactly what is the purpose of my business/passion, I find that these phrases get a lot of usage:  calorie crops, carbon crops, … Continue reading

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Perennial Vegetables

My interest in perennial vegetable production is two-fold. The first reason is to add an underscoring layer of stability and security to our farm. The idea of a food crop growing on the periphery of our cultivated beds with minimal attention … Continue reading

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