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Multi-Purpose Crops

  When I consider my favorite crops to grow, I always judge this question through various criteria. The obvious considerations being: flavor, yield, disease-resistance, etc. There are, however, many other qualifiers that sometimes get overlooked. The idea of dual or … Continue reading

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Growing Amaranth In The North

Now that my seed has all been dealt with, securely stored away in my seed-room in the bacement. The gardens have been put to bed for the winter, and all the firewood has been chopped and stacked. Finally I can … 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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Local Comfort Foods

Here are some basic staple foods that can be made in your kitchen using crops grown in the garden patch. Easy to grow and process by hand if you are willing to put in a little effort. The recipes themselves … Continue reading

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How we grow crops.

I want to take a moment to talk about the methods and techniques we use for growing crops on our property in Bristol, Indiana. I have always thought of myself as an “organic” farmer. Today though, the word “organic” has such a broad application that it is … Continue reading

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