One hundred years ago today was the birthday of Mike Yurosek, the father of the baby carrot. Here's the story of how he came up with the idea.
Seedlings! (These are eggplant)
Celery 3/4/12 on Flickr. Growing season has begun at Hidden Farm. First up: celery, which we have not tried before.
At last, we’re getting our first batch of tomatoes! The weather has been such that I haven’t had to water in a couple months; the rain’s taken care of everything [...]
The apple that got away on Flickr.There were three apples on our tree this year - the first time it had actually put out apples. Tropical Storm Irene [...]
A few things we’ve seen in the yard lately: Red, red roses are popping up all over the rose planters. So are the companion plants - some are even taller [...]
The sun is beaming down on our rose planters. Looking at all this color, it’s hard to believe that a year ago these weren't even in place!
Since we only made 9 quarts of tomato sauce this past weekend, I decided that I better knit a tomato as a reminder of this summer. It looks good enough [...]
We have been busy at Hidden Farms - in fact, we’re taking this whole week to work on agriculture (and other projects). So we’ll have a lot of news this [...]