Monthly Archives: September 2012

Spuds

Most potatoes are clones. You plant seed potato, and get precisely the same variety you planted. Plant Russet seed potato, you get Russets. All well and good, but where’s the adventure in that? It takes two years or two generations, … Continue reading

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Monarchs

The patch of milkweed stands since I scratched “mow backyard” off my list.  “Good for the monarchs,” I told myself  — one of my better rationalized bits of sloth. Through July and August the weeds grew from edible shoots into … Continue reading

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Burger!

Grass fed, Jersey-burger in the farmstand.  Ready for pickup on Saturday the 15th. $ 6.50 per pound in 1.5 pound sleeves. This is good stuff!

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Alice and the Varmints

Surf your way over to this link. http://www.nhpr.org/people/lois-shea Alice hits the nail on the head, although I wish the head that was being hit belonged to a hornworm, or a chipmunk, or a potato beetle, or a Japanese beetle, or … Continue reading

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