Tag Archives: NC Food

Spring Is Here And So Is The Asparagus!

This is the earliest I have ever seen asparagus. The warm weather in February warmed up the soil, and the asparagus is already up! The cold hardly mattered. Spring is amazing because, in a matter of weeks, the produce world … Continue reading

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Winter Veggie Breakfast Hash

We love having an absolutely huge breakfast, and have it almost every day. Last week I remembered a delicious hash that Craig Barbour, of Roots Farm Foods, used to make that he called his “Root Hash”. This is my version of … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Office (part 2)

Fall is coming. I know it is hard to believe, but July is the time we plan for fall crops and get the seeds ordered. The fall crop actually gets planted by mid-August. We often try to be the first … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Field (part 1)

Trellising is everything! We have a fairly small farm that is only about 6 acres. Many of the crops grown in the summer are big! They take up a lot of space. Some examples are rambling tomatoes, vining cucumbers, crazy … Continue reading

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Don’t Work Yourself to Death on the Farm

We started July with a vacation! Taking time to step away is a critical part of the business for several reasons. One of the most important reasons is that farming is truly a 7-days-a-week business. It will relentlessly grind you … Continue reading

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