Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hardening Off and Soil Tests

Like Laura said a few blog posts ago- I am sharing my room with lots and lots of baby greens. On top of that, our bed room is also the temporary headquarters for Recycle-A-Bike! I fear that I am raising … Continue reading

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Farm In A Cart

This is how I make my own soil over at Front Step Farm. A door to door compost pickup service using my bike cart. Last year I created 5 cubic yards of compost through this program!   I am going … Continue reading

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Vegetable Roommates

  They may look small, but our sage plants are happily growing into their new digs. Since we don’t have our own greenhouse space, the farmers at Sidewalk Ends and Front Step Farms have spent the past month sharing our … Continue reading

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ATTN : CORRECTION

Hi all, A friendly CSA member just alerted us that the email address listed in our “Contact Us” page was incorrect. ¬†We’ve updated it; our correct email address is: backyardfarmscsa@gmail.com Now that that’s out of the way, feel free to … Continue reading

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Seaweed

I have a deep urge in the pit of my stomach and in all regions of my frontal lobe that seaweed is a great thing for our depleted urban soil. It is inredibly rich in every single mironutrient a plant … Continue reading

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Long-distance farming

Tess, our NYC correspondent and resident roof-top farmer, joined us on skype for some one-on-one time with the baby planties housed in the grow box. There she is in the corner, soaking up some grow box glow!

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Close to the Equinox

Full day of work today. Broad Forking at Bowdoin St, and planting radishes. But first we had to dig deep to get all the rhizomes of the quackgrass out of the ground. That is a wonderful tool and I will … Continue reading

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