Author Archives: jenredfox

Root Crop Washer update

There was a lot of response to the root crop washer post!  We have still not completed the DIY plans for a few reasons.  First of all, it turns out that producing plans clear and complete enough to build a … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh Hay update

This post is an update on the original Salt Marsh Hay post.  We are excited for four main reasons. 1) Salt marsh hay is a way to harvest nutrients from the ocean and recycle them through livestock and manure back … Continue reading

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Hoop House Video

At this point in the year, we are thinking a lot about getting the production season going.  In March, that means starting seedlings, and putting up modified hanley hoop houses.  Since ours were left up all winter, with the plastic … Continue reading

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The Ginger Adventure

Do you find that if you set out to learn something, it often doesn’t work, and you end up learning something else way more interesting?  I do! David and I set out to visit some of his farming mentors in … Continue reading

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Ted Hutten

Last January, David and I went to visit Ted Hutten at his farm.  Ted is a farmer we really admire because he works hard, grows a lot of wonderful food, and he has such a unique sense of humour!!  He … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Nature of Seeds

This fall, I tried wrinkled crinkled cress for the first time.  It blew my socks off!  I am a lover of all kinds of greens, but currently this little cold-hardy cress with the cheerful name is my all-time favourite.  At … Continue reading

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Flame Weeding!

I was introduced to flame weeding years ago by Norbert Kungl, a well-known organic farmer in Nova Scotia.  At first I thought it was outrageous!  Now after seeing the reduction in weeds on my own farm, I am a big … Continue reading

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