Have you been thinking about adding an online store to your farm? Over the last week, i was sketching out a free online class on how to do just that. But Emily pointed out that our own online store is keeping me working at all times of day to fill orders. Perhaps, she said, I … More What Do You Want To Know About Online Stores?
Over the last few years, I’ve been running into Owen Taylor of Truelove Seeds at farming conferences. Owen uses the terms Seed Keeping and Seed Keepers rather than Seed Saving and Seed Savers. He grounds his seed work in the stories that come with the seeds. This approach to seeds has encouraged me to explore … More Seeds And Their People Podcast
After months of anticipation, my first online spreadsheet course is just about here! This week I’m giving two live webinars that will lead into the course. The webinar is called Build A Better Farm Crop Plan (without all the copy pasting, endless columns, and thousands of open tabs) It is about The 3 Things I … More Build A Better Farm Crop Plan
Back in November, I showed you how to extract seeds from squash. (All it takes is an axe and vacuum cleaner.) Today let’s talk about how to dry those seeds! (I know I’ve skipped over the actual seed cleaning part but I can’t find any great pictures of our cleaning. We’ll have to wait till … More Drying Squash Seeds
Didn’t we already go through the 10 books of my Top 10 Farm Books Of The Decade? We did, but there is one other book I want to talk about. This is a book that just barely missed being on my list, but as I’ve been posting these last 10 days, I kept wishing it … More All the Dirt: Reflections on Organic Farming – Book Review
This is book 10 of my personal Top 10 Farm Books Of The Decade. I’ve been presenting my Top 10 in order of publication. Farming While Black Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land by Leah Penniman Leah Penniman has written a complete farming manual that covers all steps from soil prep … More Farming While Black – Book Review
This is book nine of my personal Top 10 Farm Books Of The Decade. I’m presenting my Top 10 in order of publication. Next up ,,, The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower’s Handbook Organic Vegetable Production Using Protected Culture by Andrew Mefferd In the spring of 2017, after the snow melted at Tourne-Sol farm, it started … More The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower’s Handbook – Book Review