Category: Blog

Hops Farm in the Works

Through some negotiation and a fortuitous set of circumstances, I have committed to taking over a small hops farm. It’s not something I ever thought I’d do, but it’s an exciting step forward for the Farm!

Civic Duty

Some thoughts on Americans’ civic duty to vote, not for the people and things they like, but for those that are best for their society.

Darn it!

Repairing clothing is oft-ignored option. Learning how to darn torn clothing is simple and helps your favorite clothing last longer.

End of the Market Season

Some thoughts on the end of an absolutely amazing Market season.


…is the mother of invention.
New, sturdier microgreens trays require a new transport and display system.

Microgreens for Your Critters

Microgreens aren’t just for people. Pets love them, too!

The 9 Ps – Part 9: Passion

Steve Jobs once said, “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” In other words, follow your passion.

Sprouts vs. Microgreens

What is the hype all about anyway?  This infographic quickly explains the differences.

The 9 Ps – Part 8: Prudence

Enthusiasm is important, but passion should be tempered with prudence in the form of research, organization, and preparation.

The 9 Ps – Part 7: Perseverance

Although it might sound odd, perseverance is as much about putting in effort as it is battling ego. Drunk on passion masters are doomed to repeat failures in the name of “pushing through.” In contrast, students do more than hone their craft; they learn from their mistakes.