Long Season Winter Squash Guide

Though we grow winter squash in the summer and store it for the winter season, it has a sort of seasonality too. Each type we grow has peak flavor and storage qualities that we optimize by the time that we offer them. Delicata, Acorn, Sugar Dumpling, Sugar Pie Pumpkin About: These types of winter squash have the shortest storage potential generally speaking, though some have … Continue reading Long Season Winter Squash Guide

Fresh Baby Ginger & Turmeric in the Hudson Valley

We’re all about extending the growing season in the Hudson Valley as much as we possibly can. For us, this isn’t limited to just growing in the winter, but also extending the season to grow crops that aren’t traditionally grown here. This spring, after we had cleared our winter spinach high tunnel, we planted it full of turmeric and ginger seedlings we propagated in our … Continue reading Fresh Baby Ginger & Turmeric in the Hudson Valley

Cold Hardy Greens: Claytona, Mache, and Minutina

We grow a few lesser known greens in the winter: Mache, Claytonia, and Minutina. They aren’t grown widely because all three thrive in cooler temperatures. They love the  conditions in an unheated high tunnel in the winter months, and, well, most farms don’t grow greens in the winter! These three greens are well known in winter farming circles though, which is how we got to know … Continue reading Cold Hardy Greens: Claytona, Mache, and Minutina