Sometime in the early morning hours of Oct. 19, the temperature on the farm dipped down to 30 degrees: first frost. It was a light one. The mercury fell barely below freezing and did not stay there for very long, but it was enough. By the time I arrived at the farm, the eggplant...
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Tag: This Week In Jewish Farming
November 3, 2014 | 11:41 am
September 12, 2014 | 11:21 am
Before I get to this week’s blog post, I have to give (another) shout-out to my neighbor and custom farm tool designer Larry Giglio, who delivered this marvelous, custom-built tape roller to the farm this morning. It might not seem like the coolest thing ever, but if you’ve ever...
September 5, 2014 | 12:09 pm
August 22, 2014 | 10:19 am
My Facebook feed lit up last week with an article in the Aug. 9 New York Times headlined: “Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up To Be Farmers.”
In it, Bren Smith chronicles the financial woes of today’s small farmers: The high costs of land access, competition from nonprofits and...
July 25, 2014 | 1:17 pm