Monthly Archives: March 2012

Peas are in

Thursday was all about the farm for me.  In the morning, I drove up to Brookdale Farm in New Hampshire, to buy tomato stakes, row cover, and tomato twine.  They’re the best and most economical local source for many growing … Continue reading

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We Have Land

Yesterday, Tracy, Noah, and I all drove up to Dracut to see our plot for the first time.  (Though we actually saw the fields last summer on a tour, but back then it wasn’t ours.) This is it: There’s a … Continue reading

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Business Plan Graduation

On Thursday of this week, Tracy and I drove up to Lowell for the Spring Launch/Graduation Ceremony at the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.  This gave us a chance to meet up the folks with whom I took the farm … Continue reading

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Clean Start

Right now, we’re still completely in prep mode.  This week, I took inventory of all our seed starting supplies, and then did a thorough washing of all our trays, old six packs, buckets, clear covers, dome covers, in the tub, … Continue reading

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Small Packages

Our seed orders arrived last week.  I’m still stunned at the immense expansion that occurs in the transition from seed to plant.  Here are all the seeds we’ve ordered to plant our 1/4 acre. The seeds to grow the Pen … Continue reading

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