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October 04th, 2013

Tomorrow, October 5th, I'll be at the Wescott Bulb Give Away demonstrating worm bin composting.Next weekend I'll be at the Hamilton Farmer's Market open from 9:00 to 1:00. It's a lovely market and the village of Hamilton is charming.  Westcott Neighborhood Bulb Project 17,000  Perennial Bulbs Will be Planted in SyracuseSat. Oct 5 - Westcott Neighborhood Bulb Give AwayWorking with 50 individuals and community organizations 17,000 bulbs will be planted in the city of Syracuse in 2013 bringing our total to 127,000 since we started in 2003. The goals of the project are neighborhood beautification and community building. Initially focused just in the Westcott neighborhood the project went city wide in 2010. Saturday, Oct. 5, The Westcott Neighborhood Bulb Project, a project of the...

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Growing Garlic is Easy

Growing garlic is easy and it's so nice to use it when cooking.Now is a good time to plant garlic. You want to plant garlic early enough that the roots start to form and attach themselves to their surrounding soil. But you don't want to plant garlic so early that the shoots start to grow.

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Case Study: Marketing On-Farm Compost Devine Gardens

This week Devine Gardens was featured on NERC's website (Northeast Recycling Council) NERC was awarded a SARE grant to expand and support farm-based compost markets in the Northeast. Devine Gardens was one of seven lucky northeastern farms to benefit from one on one technical and marketing assistance. Thank-you Athena for writing such a nice article and for all of the time and hard work that you put into the Devine Gardens case study. To view the case study click here.

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Sour Cream Pumpkin Coffeecake recipe

I won't be selling at the Hamilton market tomorrow - the weather forecast is cold and flurries. If you would like to buy pie pumpkins they will be for sale along Route 20 in front of the cow barn. When cooked the pulp of pie pumpkins won't be grainy and stringy but instead will be a nice, smooth consistency.

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