It's open season for pumpkins at this family farm in Litchfield, Conn.
Our AgriCulture blogger contemplates the climate of New Orleans, where he once lived years ago, and the trials a vegetable gardener faces in a land where native insects make it impossible to sow crops.
Peter Davies and Mark Scherzer are the owners of Turkana Farms in Germantown, NY. The farmers say Spring is the right time to harvest their favorite legumes: fava and peas.
Turkana Farm bloggers await the arrival of spring...and more work.
Turkana Farm bloggers talk methane, climate change, and the truth about grain-fed animals.
AgriCulture bloggers Peter Davies and Mark Scherzer, owners of Turkana Farms in Germantown, NY, consider how to make sensible use of leftover resources: whether it's animal feed (in their case) or vegetable residue collected in the kitchen sink. The forward-thinking duo find deciding what's worth an upcycle can be a tricky task when in a society that makes little of what could be given a second shot.
Through raising grazing animals, including beef cattle for market, Turkana Farms AgriCulture bloggers, Peter Davies and Mark Scherzer, have become something of hay connoisseurs. The duo learned the detailed value of the preserved animal feed, which becomes especially important in winter (this time of year the farms receives deliveries from Stone House Farms) when the challenges and implications of animal feeding are far more intricate.