Strawberries, Spring Crops, and Life in the High Tunnel

Today is looking like a beautiful ‘warm’ January day, and I am thinking about strawberries.  Can’t wait.  Perhaps I’ll get a few out of the freezer and make us something yummy for lunch. Last week, I headed out to the high tunnels to check on the progress of a few new crops, because I was […]

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Keeping Price in Perspective

Now that the Brookside Farmer’s Market has started, I’ve been thinking about how we price things and how to justify what we charge. It’s a slippery slope. As farmers who receive NO subsidies from the government, we have to charge our customers the REAL price of growing a particular crop, while buffering that cost with […]