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”
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I go to a Boston Food Forest Coalition Meetup, mulch berries, and talk about (positive) global change.
Why I want to be a farmer
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”
Putting blueberries and asparagus to bed
Garden walk through and winterizing blueberries and asparagus with mulch and protection.