Posts Tagged ‘microgreens’

31Mar2013

We’ve turned the corner!

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Spring has officially sprung, we are marching towards the longest day of the year, and light is everywhere! I love when we turn the corner officially from Winter to Spring, when the seasons wrestle with each other for control – wet snowstorm here, warm sunshiny day there; cool cloudy day here, sprouting green things there… even though we all know that Spring will win this rubberband fight… Read More

22Feb2011

Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!

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Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!

On this happiest of days, February 22nd, sunny and bright (and 3ºF outside), I am farming! Not in the soil, but in my mind. This time of year, our days are filled with tasks that no customers ever witness, but definitely benefit from. A sample list of what we’re doing these days: seed ordering, seed organizing, meeting with our chefs and accounts, researching pest management strategies, plotting our greenhouse seeding schedules, plotting our field seeding/planting schedules, researching how to grow better microgreens, reading agricultural reports, reading farming books for research and pleasure, processing Food Club payments, and literally dreaming at night about that first day at the farm when I get to take off my shoes and sink my toes into the newly tilled, fluffy, and deliciously cool soil (I seriously did dream that last night!)… Read More