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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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Mobile Chicken Coop

We are so happy with our new mobile chicken coop for laying hens.  For 20 years we have built mobile coops for chicks, for hens, for meat birds.  Nothing worked really well.  Finally, this particular design works.  The chickens are … Continue reading

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Hoop House, Final Touches

After the windy workshop day April 7, we had a snowstorm, and then on April 9 David and Bruce went out to finish the job.  They had to tighten the plastic and ropes on a non-windy day.  They set up … Continue reading

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Hoop House Workshop April 7

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Hoophouse #2

On March 12, David and Bruce covered modified Hanley hoop house #2.  

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Heliotrust has news!

After a year of talking with mentors and market gardening, we are full of ideas that we hope will help make small-scale farming more economical for both producers and consumers.  We can’t wait to share everything we’ve learned!  Stay tuned…

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