We were proud to contribute a soil sample for this study. Shows how important farming organically over conventional is. www.organic-center.org/humicrelease
So I admit. I am not the greatest of blog posters. But today I make an exception. We made the front page! This is what we’ve been up to this winter. Can’t wait to make this happen!
We had the great pleasure of planning the 1st annual Taste of Gilmanton event that occurred on September 24th. All the food was supplied by Gilmanton farmers and cooked by Gilmanton chefs. Talk about local! We capped ticket sales to 60 which sold out in a couple weeks. If you would like to be kept up to date on this event, please get on the email list at http://www.tasteofgilmanton.com. Here’s some pictures of the evening.
Here is Keith with the backpack sprayer spreading nemotoids in the garden. After much research by him, we found a strain that would help decrease the
population of our unfriendly flea beetles, cucumber beetles, squash bugs, potato beetles and much more and of course we have the dog overseeing the operation.
Today is our last day boiling. We’ve been battling the weather all season, warm, cold, snow, rain, mud, mud and more mud. Although we were closed for maple weekend, it was a low turnout for many producers who were open. Totals are down as well. We’ve made 70% of what me made last year and that appears to be consistant with other producers as well. So, as we close the chapter of another season of producing maple, it’s time to move on to the next chapter, planting. Adios maple, May next season be bette