Monthly Archives: December 2012

Lessons of a First Year Farmer: Tomatoes

My plan for this series is to go through each crop we grew, and figure out what we did right, what we did wrong, and what we can do better next year.  Tomatoes seem like the logical place to start, … Continue reading

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Lessons of a First Year Farmer: gear (farm fashion)

One of the things I like best about farming is that I get to wear completely practical clothes, and it doesn’t matter what they look like.  In fact, the rattier the better.  They just need to be tough and comfortable.  … Continue reading

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Lessons of a First Year Farmer: Tools

  Noah uses our favorite hand tool, the hula hoe, to weed a raised bed before planting. If I was a large-scale farmer, I’d probably say my favorite tool was a tractor, and then talk about all the cool implements … Continue reading

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Lessons of a First Year Farmer: Planning

I’m a planner by nature.  I love to make lists. I make pages of goals at the start of every year, for just about every task.  All of this makes me a natural match for farming, because if there’s one … Continue reading

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