Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hydroponic Plants are Rigorous, Engaging Teachers

Plants communicate their needs plainly and simply. In a hydroponic system of growing, these communications are sudden; almost loud, to those who are listening. We must respond quickly and respond correctly. An ignored request for more/less water, more/less nitrogen, more/less … Continue reading

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Previews of Summer

While farmers in the north are readying themselves for big Summer harvests, it occurs to us that Summer means something very different to Florida farmers. We are told that it’s just too hot to grow many things here during the … Continue reading

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A Trickster Strikes

Upon arrival at the farm this morning, we found the farm store in disarray. Melons had been tossed out of the large bin (outside) and onto the ground, the cash register and scales had been slid across the counter, the … Continue reading

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WJCT Hometown Video Segment with Chef Jessica Bright

Chef Jessica and her crew visited us recently and filmed a segment about the farm. She was delightful. You can view the segment by clicking on the strawberry icon here:

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