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Season 2011 Warm Lovers Started

Season 2011 Warm Lovers Started

We have been very busy planning out 2011 farming season.  We will be farming up to 10 acres with 80 varieties of mixed vegetables.   We got an exciting line up of heirloom, organic and exotic global vegetables. We will also have 3 green houses to extend our season.  We are expanding our CSAs from 5 to 25 and starting two farmers’ market locations as well. Here is a section of the seeds.  These seeds are already [Read More...]
End of warm lovers inside the sustainable hoop house

End of warm lovers inside the sustainable hoop house

We harvested the last of the peppers, eggplants and bitter melons this week from the green house. Our hoop house doesn’t have any electricity or running water.  Most of the watering was done by collecting rain water. Last weekend’s cold snap killed these plants for good.  We were able to extend their life span by atleast a month. We also have only one layer of 6 mm plastic and our doors are not insulated properly.
Kochi Super Chilli seed collection

Kochi Super Chilli seed collection

Our Farm Manager Saulis had couple of these plants lying around late in June and we have decided to give them a home. These are one of the hottest chillies out there.  We make a mean Sambol(type of chudney) to accompany our Dosa, idly and bread. We have decided to use these plants to produce enough seed for next year since there is a huge market for it in GTA.
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