Have you thought about your seasonal workload? On our farm, we grow vegetables for 500 weekly CSA baskets. We also grow seeds for an online store. These are very similar activities: We grow plants, harvest a crop, pack it up, and get it to the client. But these activities don’t happen the same way for … More The Opposite Seasons Of Growing Vegetable vs. Selling Seeds
Last tip we joined things together with the Ampersand. Now we’re going to take them apart. Unfortunately taking them apart is a little more work. Fortunately I’ve got you covered with this tip! In this tip, we’ll see … How to use the MID formula to extract the beginning portion of text in a spreadsheet … More FSA Tip #17 Take Things Apart With The MID And FIND Formulas
What is an Ampersand? An ampersand is the AND symbol. That classic “&” that you can use to save space from all those extra letters that come with AND. You can use the Ampersand just about the same way in spreadsheets! It unites things to make longer things. In this video, I’ll show you how … More FSA Tip #16 Join Things Together With Ampersand And Other Formulas
It’s pretty easy to refer to something in your spreadsheet. You refer to numbers all the time, and you probably refer to text at times. But there are other times when you need to refer to NOTHING in your formulas or spreadsheets. This can happen with the SUBSTITUTE formula (in fact this is this tip’s … More FSA Tip #12 Referring To “NOTHING” In Formulas
Here is a TWO FORMULA COUNTING COMBO to count how many time something repeats in a spreadsheet cell. We’ll use this in a hashtag counter as part of your farm social media plan. You might have a few questions right now. What’s a hashtag counter? Different social media gurus recommend different numbers of hashtags for … More FSA Tip #11 Counting Hashtags
Last night Tourne-Sol farm was featured on the TV show Les fermiers on Unis tv! Les fermiers is a show about what it’s like to be a farmer. The show follows Jean-Martin Fortier and the crew at la Ferme des Quatre-Temps through 2 growing seasons. During this episode I walked Annie-Claude and Justine around the … More Watch Tourne-Sol on Les fermiers TV show!
Below is the official information for 6 webinars broadcast from OSA’s Organic Seed Growers Conference. I am one of the speakers in Seed Economics: How to Make Growing and Selling Seed More Profitable. If you’re interested in listening, make sure to register for the webinars! The Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) is hosting their 8th biennial Organic … More Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars