January 25, 2017 Winter is a challenge for farmers who grow during this season. It also can have it’s rewards in the form of extra sweetness. See related video: Winter Farming: A Tale of Bitter and Sweet
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What’s it like to ride inside a modern combine harvester? Follow alongside as we ride shotgun with a wheat farmer inside his cab.
What goes on at a small winery during the winter months? CUpS visits the Penner-Ash Wine Cellars visit to find out.
December’s thick blanket of snow was beautiful to behold, but that storm did a real number on our winter cabbage!
The day we visited David Brewer of Emerson Dell Farm in late July, he was nearing the end of his wheat harvest on about 1200 acres of dry-land, soft white winter wheat crop.
Farmer Vicki Hertel knows her pumpkins. She offers great information about how to cook them, bake with them and also shares a winter squash recipe.
Now that the winter season is close at hand, have you considered growing a winter garden? Kelly Wood shows us how she transplants her kale starts into her garden beds.
When it comes to farming through the winter months, Tom DeNoble of DeNoble’s Farm Fresh Produce in Tillamook is no romantic. “Winter farming is a big gamble,” he said. “It’s like rolling the dice every year.”
This illustration design for a winter holiday card seems like a perfect fit and eventually I’ll add it to other products, as well.
Tom DeNoble of DeNoble Farm Fresh talks about his winter crops, and how cold temperatures effect their flavor.
Master Gardener Jen Aron gets a head start by planting some lettuce seeds in a few seed trays for her winter garden.
If we are going to build effective community-based food systems in temperate regions we will have to find ways to extend our growing seasons without consuming fossil fuels. This includes places globally where winter daylight is sparse or overnight freezes are likely (for example, most of the U.S., Europe north of the Mediterranean countries, or […]
As the ramps, chives, radishes and asparagus pop up, do you even remember winter? Two months ago, the snow in Minnesota was deep and I had the task of creating a meal for fifty people using only Minnesota ingredients. Cooking with obstructions can be one of the most inspiring ways of creating a menu. After […]
This post is under construction. A new video player will be added shortly. Winter has settled in and reminisces of gardens and fields of green are only a memory. Here is a nibble of some local fields and gardens in their winter garden slumber. Planning and planting anew is just around the corner!
Organic farmer Anthony Boutard, talks his cornfield.
During the summer of 2009, Nathan Winters spent 5 months traveling 4300 miles across the nation on a bicycle to rediscover our food system. Read excerpts from his unpublished book, The Uncommon Harvest.
There is a war between several animal rights organizations and modern industrial agriculture. This battle is political and personal and it is spilling out into the open. On the front lines of the animal rights movement with the founder of the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York.
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: a farmer harvests his soft white winter wheat for use in pastries and crackers. A pastry chef shows how to make a Galette.
Rick Steffen is a small farmer for all seasons. That’s because he grows a variety of crops, some unusual like his fruit orchards—inside 55 greenhouses, some a half-acre in size.
I am excited to share the final sequences of my personal transformation and discovery of our nation’s food system and communities. Excerpt 12.