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Change the Narrative

This is such an excellent article by Cat Buxton, it has to be shared. What she says for Vermont can surely be said for New Hampshire and for much of agriculture in this country. We hope, in our own small … Continue reading

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Canillas Mint Tea

Mint is prolific and quite unruly in the garden . . .  but on cold winter days, when the temperatures are in the minuses, it is such a comfort to have a pot of hot mint tea to connect us … Continue reading

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Seed Saving Comes to Canillas!

The Hanover Garden Club sponsored two inspiring seed saving-related events this past week: The documentary Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds on Monday and a presentation by Ken Green of Hudson Valley Seed on Tuesday.(Watch “Open Sesame” trailer) Genetic diversity is … Continue reading

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Peppers in December!

My peppers had a slow start in the garden this year. Too much rain. When frost was threatening, and they were in flower, I dug this plant up and brought it inside. Peppers love sun and my window only gets … Continue reading

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Canillas Garden Shed Wreath

                                              Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to All!                                … Continue reading

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High Water!

The two days of rain have left their mark, similar to the aftermath of Hurricane Irene!

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Climate Farming, the Agriculture of Hope

“Carbon levels in most agricultural soils have declined over the past 100 years, from some 5 percent to less than 1 percent in many places. These oxidative losses have degraded the structure, productivity, and resilience of these soils and their … Continue reading

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