Beginner Farmer Beware: Just How Hard IS Farming Anyway? post thumbnail

Beginner Farmer Beware: Just How Hard IS Farming Anyway?

By Tracy Sweely As consumers of food in the US we’re spoiled. There is just no ifs, ands or buts about it… The industrial food system has been subsidized
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Production Planning for the Beginner Farmer: Building Resiliency in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse post thumbnail

Production Planning for the Beginner Farmer: Building Resiliency in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse

  By Tracy Sweely I’ll be the first to admit that I’m no expert when it comes to Zombies. In fact, I felt obliged to do a little cursory
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What is Late Blight, and How To Control It – Videos

Heard of Late Blight but not sure how to determine if plants in your garden or farm have it? This short two part video series will help you identify
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Food Preservation Workshop – July 31st, Lafayette, CO

Hearteye Village CSA in Lafayette, CO will be offering an affordable workshop on food preservation. This workshop will cover a variety of food preservation methods. Food dehydration, freezing and
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New companion planting chart added

We've added a companion planting chart to the site to help you plan your companion planting, and intercropping.  You can find it under the "Got Questions?" menu, or click
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Planning your Square Foot Garden with the Fantastic Farm & Garden Calculator

If you use the Square Foot Gardening method it is quite easy to use the Fantastic Farm and Garden Calculator to plan your vegetable garden. While the current version
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Your First Vegetable Garden – Part One: Planning the Garden -The Basics post thumbnail

Your First Vegetable Garden – Part One: Planning the Garden -The Basics

Just starting out with gardening?  Planning a productive vegetable garden is a lot easier than you imagine.  Just remember to start small with your first garden.  Even if you
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Germinating Seeds in Paper Towel

Garden season (as well as farming season) is upon us and if you haven't already started planning you garden or farm... it is time to get planning! (And why
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Potato Towers – Fact or Fiction

By Jim Sincock As we get ready for our second season with our micro-farm and CSA, we are looking into why a couple crops were less successful than they
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Traditional planting vs. intensive (aka biointensive) planting

By Jim Sincock This diagram shows an example of how a traditionally planted row, and a intensively planted row might look. You can see that traditional methods use wider
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