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Flying Cloud Farm was the perfect setting of our first CRAFT Farm Tour of the Year, with an early-spring theme of Plant Propagation. The farm was already dripping with green starts, prepped fields, and spring rain. Flying Cloud was started in 1999 by Annie...read more
We gathered on a damp Thursday evening in April for the first Twilight CRAFT gathering of the season. But, we were fortified with an eagerness to learn about Crop Planning and tasty beverages from New Belgium Brewery. For this Twilight CRAFT, Cedar Johnson...read more
I recently harvested a really big batch of nettles from a friend’s yard. It took up two plastic grocery bags. Spring came late this year so they hadn't started flowering yet and were lush and green. I often cook with nettles, making steamed greens or fresh...read more
How many strawberries do you eat a year? The average American consumes 8 pounds of strawberries a year of which 75% are fresh and the balance frozen. Strawberries have become one of the most popular fruits in the United States mostly due to their year-round...read more