Winter Growing

  We hosted a work-party to help erect two caterpillar tunnels. Much like a greenhouse, caterpillar tunnels will provide a sheltered, warmer growing environment for crops, but there are a few important differences. Caterpillar tunnels are: less expensive simpler and faster to construct easily moved from one location to another in the field There is no one way to build these structures, we’ve learned. The design for our tunnels was inspired by Ted Blomgren from Windflower Farm in NY. We also sought inspiration from the construction of the caterpillar tunnels at La Ferme Cooperative Tourne-Sol, which are well documented in […]

How We Put Up Our Caterpillar Tunnels