How to Plan a Day’s Work on a Vegetable Farm

How to Plan a Day’s Work on a Vegetable Farm

For those of you who are having trouble falling asleep beset by curiosity over how farmers plan their workdays, this post is for you. Actually, it is a laughably simple two-step process. Step 1: List everything that absolutely must be done. Step 2: Rank the tasks in order of importance and do the work. Ready?

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{name} Posted by James Eisenstein on 08/04, 2011 at 01:49 PM

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6th Annual Central Pennsylvania Farm Tour

6th Annual Central Pennsylvania Farm Tour

It’s Local Foods Week in central Pennsylvania! Celebrate the farms, markets, restaurants, and businesses that support our regional food system. Then wrap up the week with the 6th Annual Farm Tour sponsored by PASA and Buy Fresh Buy Local.

Pack your cooler, hop in your car (or on your bike), and explore our beautiful agrarian landscape this Saturday from 12:30pm-5:00pm. Continue reading for more details.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/03, 2011 at 01:55 PM

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Field Notes: Summer Garlic and a Recipe for Pepper Packets

Field Notes: Summer Garlic and a Recipe for Pepper Packets

It’s the middle of summer, and that means it’s time for garlic! From spring garlic to garlic scapes, and fresh garlic to stored bulbs… it’s one of our favorite year-round crops. And now is the time to hurry up and get it out of the ground and hang it to cure.

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{name} Posted by Erin McKinney on 08/02, 2011 at 04:19 PM

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Winner of the Sweet Corn Recipe Contest

Winner of the Sweet Corn Recipe Contest

Congratulations to Amanda Bachmann of State College and her recipe for Sweet Corn Ice Cream! She is the winner of the July contest and the recipient of a $25 gift certificate to Nature’s Pantry.

Thank you to everyone who participated—continue reading to see all of the sweet corn recipe submissions!

And don’t forget to enter our August recipe contest. What’s your favorite way to prepare summer’s tasty tomatoes?

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/01, 2011 at 09:10 AM

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