I have been dabbling in growing food for many years. Our yard, which is about 1/3 of an acre, has been gradually converted into a motley collection of fruit and vegetables. There’s the ramps, fiddleheads, and mushrooms back in the “woods”; the bees under the flowering cherry; the strawberries, currants, apples, sour cherries, raspberries, blackberries,Continue reading “First official step: a class”
I go to a Boston Food Forest Coalition Meetup, mulch berries, and talk about (positive) global change.
We all eat. In fact, producing food is humanity’s largest endeavor. Every year, we produce almost ten trillion pounds of food — vegetables, fruits grains, meat, fish, mushrooms, eggs… It swamps other huge industries like cars and trucks, of which we produce a mere 400 billion pounds per year. According to Toensmeier in The CarbonContinue reading “Why I want to be a farmer”
Garden walk through and winterizing blueberries and asparagus with mulch and protection.