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High Tunnel Grant = Build!

This winter we became the lucky recipients of a USDA NRCS High Tunnel Grant, which helps growers to build solar greenhouse structures for season extension, a welcome boon here in the short growing season of Northern Michigan. Although we suffered … Continue reading

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100 Degrees in N. MI in Mid-May

15 months ago we took vacation days from work to attend a hoophouse-growing workshop put on by the Michigan Land Use Institute. Today we put the finishing touches on a timber-frame movable 40′ hoophouse of our own. Following the workshop, … Continue reading

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Hooping Around the Bend

“With all of this snow, have you been planting yet?” Every new face I encounter these past few weeks has been accompanied with a furrowed brow and some variation of the above question. I try not to feel too panicky … Continue reading

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