Farm Blog

A Note on “No-Till” Farming

By Jason Halm, Farm Manager   In the past few years, a lot of people have heard or talked about “no-till” farming. I’d like to discuss what this term means,

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By Hand

By Dan Lobbes, Vice President of Land & Watershed Programs   Planted by hand. Nurtured by hand. Weeded by hand. Harvested by hand. Hands – and the caring, determined hearts

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Come & Go

I speak for the entire farm crew when I say that I’m good and tired.   After a half year working together, our muscles and bodies are sore, and our

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Field Notes: Climate Change

As I turned up the driveway to the farm two Sundays ago, I stared down the face of climate change in the form of several fields flooded out, the product

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Finding That Balance

by Dan Popek & the TCF Staff   We seem to be in a strange position we may have never experienced; it is like we are waiting out a hurricane

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Garlic: The Stinking Rose

      By Jason Halm, Farm Manager        Garlic, Allium sativum, the stinking rose: is it a vegetable, a spice, or a medicine? Is it an onion,

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Growing the Community

by Dan Lobbes, Vice President   In our last Connections, Steve Tiwald, the founder of Green Earth Institute, discussed the beginnings of the organic farming initiative 20 years ago. His

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