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seed catalogs with open pollinated, heirloom, and hybrid seeds

A Seed Primer: What’s the Difference Between Open Pollinated, Heirloom, and Hybrid Seeds

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: when seed catalogs arrive in the mail! Seed catalogs mark the transition between the end of the autumn growing season and the beginning of winter planning.  And if planning doesn’t sound enticing to you, just imagine this: a cold winter day, a hot cup of tea, a […]

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Planting flowers at Good Heart Farmstead

Journey of an Organic Farmer

I didn’t intend to become a farmer. It happened almost by accident.  I graduated from college in 2009 with a degree in Environmental Studies and English, and I didn’t know what I wanted to do.  What I did know was that I was ready to start eating meat again, after 6 years of vegetarianism; I

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