The seed growers podcast episode 4 – Annie and Nathaniel of Deep Harvest Farm

Annie Jesperson and Nathaniel Talbot of of Deep Harvest Farm grow vegetables and seeds on Whidbey Island in Washington. In this episode, Annie and Nathaniel talk about how they run a CSA basket program in addition to a seed company – and how they love having both businesses to balance out the seasonal workload and … More The seed growers podcast episode 4 – Annie and Nathaniel of Deep Harvest Farm

The seed growers podcast episode 3 – Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm

Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm grows vegetables and seeds crops in Winters, California. Kristyn is part of Second Generation Seeds –  a collective of Asian American growers devoted to helping communities of the Asian diaspora discover and deepen their cultural heritage through seeds. In this episode Kristyn talks about managing her spring plantings to deal … More The seed growers podcast episode 3 – Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm

Harvest efficiency tip #2 break your harvest into clear steps.

This is Harvest Efficiency Tip #2! Here’s what carrot harvests steps might look like: Broadfork to loosen Pull carrots Remove any roots that don’t look the way you think a carrot should look Remove any obvious bad leaves Bunch with elastic Leave bunches in piles of 5 Pack 3 bunches of 5 (15 carrots!) in … More Harvest efficiency tip #2 break your harvest into clear steps.