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Planting calendar: July


What to Plant Now

For “foggy” areas from roots/tubers/starts:

  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Collards
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard

For “foggy” Areas from seeds:

  • Beans: fava & snap
  • Beet
  • Carrots
  • Collards
  • Corn**
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard
  • Parsnip
  • Peas
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Squash, summer
  • Swiss Chard
  • Turnip

For “sunny” areas from roots/tubers/starts:

  • Beet
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Collards
  • Corn, early
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce (I just put in a couple of six packs of lettuce, and will try to add a few more toward the end of July to provide a staggered harvest.)
  • Potato
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard

For “sunny” areas from seeds:

  • Beans: snap
  • Beet
  • Collards
  • Corn, early
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce
  • Parsnip
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Squash, summer
  • Swiss Chard
  • Turnip
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Looking under the hood at “God Made a Farmer” ad


Looking under the hood at “God Made a Farmer” ad

Love this realistic assessment of the “God Made A Farmer” superbowl ad that has stirred up so much controversy on the web.

This was a great article, too, on the whitewashing aspect of the commercial, although I haven’t seen much discussion on women farmers. Since about half the active farmers around here are women!