Tis the time of the year when the seeds can start being planted and the seedlings have sprouted. This year we are upping our quantities and we are moving them to a small low-tunnel greenhouse in the garden. In previous years the limiting factor 3for our seedlings has been the lack of light inside the … Continue reading Plants!

Sustainable Farming Policy

With the change to the new administration comes a change to the cabinet. In particular I am interested in how the new Secretary of Agriculture will fill their positions. I am concerned about the appointment of Vilsack to the position, for various reasons I will discuss at a later date. I am pleased with the … Continue reading Sustainable Farming Policy

Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo

Recipes 10 and 11 from the book are favorites of mine from Greece. I broke out the filo dough and made us some spanakopita and baklava. For those of you who are unfamiliar with spanakopita, the book calls it spinach pie, but that really doesn't do it justice. It's more like a rectangular quiche that … Continue reading Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo