First Seeds Of 2019
Ring the bell and shout to the gods of beautiful crops and bountiful harvest—our seed line is humming, and 2019 plantings have officially started. The barn is quite chilly. The snow has not completely melted in between the green houses. However, it’s March, and if we want food in May, it’s time to get seeds in trays.
Once again, thanks to Ziggy and his persistent tinkering, our vacuum seeder and hopper are humming to the tune of beautiful soil filling and precision seed drop. I can’t say that we have turned the corner for longer days, warmth or migrating birds, but with daylight savings this week, we expect this to all change. Our calendars are filling up with school events and member days are soon to start here in late March.
As always, we are filled with hope and a vital energy that this year will be impactful in growing organic produce that sustains our members and their health. We could not do it without your support and continued commitment to clean, pure food and the future health of our global planet.
Our first succession is of course brassicas and lettuce. We will direct seed spinach and radishes as the fields thaw, and we are able to prep the soil, which feels like it may not be until May. Emily is continually ramping up our food safety program and getting us ready for a wonderful, more fluid processing station. All of our efforts are geared toward a busy and abundant growing season.
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