A Young Farmer's Mind
We have had an unprecedented amount of rain and near freezing temperatures thus far this spring. You'd never know it with the hot and sunny weather we've had this past week. For the farmer, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed and WAY behind (like all the time). The saving grace, sometimes, is that you're not the only one. Farmer's can take solace this season in knowing that it isn't a slow season specifically to them: it has started off slow up here for all of us. This gives l
Row Cover: Friend or Foe?
Farming can be an excellent way to practice patience, flexibility and laughing at well...everything. What do I mean by this cryptic statement? Let me paint a picture for you... You spend hours a day and days a week and weeks out of a month growing your little seedlings to an adequate size and vigor until they are finally ready to be hardened off to the elements and then, finally, planted in the field. It's not over yet though, now you must ensure that these beautiful tiny pla