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Garden Seed Sources

February 16, 2012 · 8 comments

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably getting seed catalogues in the mail almost daily and tossing half of them into the recycling bin without giving some of them more than half a glance. If you’re new to gardening, you’re might be scouring the thousands of seed sources on the internet and in your local […]

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Alexanders

December 31, 2011 · 2 comments

Okay, so it looks like Italian parsley, but it’s actually something you’ve probably never heard of, a leafy vegetable called alexanders. Alexanders (so named because it was allegedly a daily part of Alexander the Great’s diet) is a biennial (produces for two years before sexually reproducing) green that’s closely related to celery and parsley (Umbelliferae […]

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‘winter red’ kale A version of this post first appeared on the Gathering Together Farm blog here. When I use the first-person words “we” and “our”, I am speaking as a representative of Gathering Together Farm. Kale and collards have always been and will always be staples at Gathering Together Farm. Oregon’s frosty nights and […]

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