asian greens

Organic Seeds
It’s that time of year! When many of our customers are starting up their personal gardens. We’ve grown seedlings for sale ever since we started Broadfork Farm. Last year (in 2016), we also started selling seeds for our customers to plant at home. Not all seeds or plants can be set out when there’s still a chance of frost…. crops like tomatoes, basil, peppers, eggplant, beans, zucchini, etc. But there are quite a few that thrive in the cooler weather.   First things first, healthy crops grow in healthy soil. The phrase that organic farmers and gardeners repeat is “feed […]

How to Start Seeds in your Garden

Well, we’re off to the Dieppe Market tomorrow for our first week back at market for the season. Despite the snow (!) yesterday and the chilly wind today, we had a pleasant time harvesting inside the high tunnel. We’ve got French Breakfast type of radishes (the variety is new to us this year…it’s called Patricia and we bought it from William Dam Seeds), round red radishes (Rover), and a sparkler type (white-tipped) called Fakir (also new to us this year…from Johnnys). We’re bringing some of our favourite Asian greens: Tokyo Bekana, Yokatta-na, Red Mustard, Red Rain Mizuna, Kyota Mizuna, Vitamin […]

Spring Veggies