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Farming in Middle Georgia

I visited my friends Malcolm and his wife Cindy at their farm in middle Georgia this weekend. I’ve known Malcolm since the early 1980s, but lost touch with him when he moved to Florida and later I moved away too. … Continue reading

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Give Fleece a Chance

I love wool, although cashmere is easier on the skin. However, I had no idea that sheep farmers and especially British farmers, were in a crisis. Etsy UK highlighted their plight in a blog post today. If I could have … Continue reading

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Death of a farm, the soil lives on

I always look forward to reading Verlyn Klinkenborg’s editorial notebook page in the Sunday NY Times. He writes of wind howling at night, gardens and long walks with his dog in country fields. This past sunday he told of the … Continue reading

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Wet strawberries, tractors and canvas panels

It’s not always evident to the home gardener how much time goes into actual picking. Life is dictated by weather and gathering the fruits of one’s labor – which becomes just more laborious. I’ve been out almost daily to pick … Continue reading

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North Slope Farm – SAITA Soil Structure Workshop

We had a great turnout of interns from Blooming Glen and Sankanac Farms and one interested future farmer for our first SAITA workshop at North Slope in Lambertville, NJ. The farmer and owner, Mike Rassweiler, was well prepared with handouts … Continue reading

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