Category: Market Garden

Chatter in the Soil
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Chatter in the Soil

Film fans might be reminded of James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster Avatar. On “Pandora,” where the movie takes place, all the organisms are connected. They can communicate and collectively manage resources, thanks to “some kind of electrochemical communication between the roots of trees”. This sounds like some sort of science fiction, but this is actually very...

Dancing Diversity
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Dancing Diversity

How do we get the most nutrient dense produce? We say we biomimic patterns in nature on our farm. One key aspect we always find apparent in nature is diversity. In nature, you will not find a field of corn or a pasture of constant herbivores. Herbivores migrate through the land and the plant life...

Why Fresh Matters
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Why Fresh Matters

So you want to eat your vegetables because they are healthy for you and/or they taste good. Just how healthy are they though and how good could they really taste? Tomatoes from your grocery store are typically stored for up to six weeks before being sold. Lettuces can be 2 weeks old by the time...

Farm By Colors
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Farm By Colors

I’ve always been a sucker for anything colorful. Art, food, clothing…you name it…if it pops I’m probably gonna be drawn to it. It’s possibly why I am a huge nature junky. I absolutely love the colors. Every season, there is this bursting display of colors sweeping through the mountains and valleys of SWPA. It’s so...