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In this week’s video, Guy talks about cauliflower and broccoli.

whats what in the box - 15th november 2010

cauliflower and broccoli

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Martin Geake (Director of Send a Cow) receiving a carrot-shaped cheque from Riverford for ?10,000

We’ve been working with Send a Cow since March last year, organising joint events promoting sustainable farming practices globally and offering vegbox incentives for donors to the charity.

As part of Send a Cow’s Grow it Global project we gave our visitors the chance to see the workings of an African farm here at Riverford in

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Some food for thought from Karl Ohm.

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We are back to our Devon drizzle and there is a side of me that is almost pleased. Some of our crops certainly needed the rain and we can finally pack away all those pumps and sprinklers for the year, secure in the knowledge that nothing will be thirsty for the next seven months. After two dreadful summers when the corn struggled to ripen, we downgraded our yield predictions and planted more acres to make up the numbers. This year the crop has been late and looked dodgy in July but the September sun saved us, bringing our highest yields ever. With it all ripening at the same time… read more…

Create a lasting impression on your new commentators. Send them a thank you email for their comment. At first it would sound like irritating your blog visitors. Is it really irritating? Lets see.

Networking is the barebones of survival in Blogosphere. That’s how the bloggers come together, communicate and exchange stuff. Bloggers (apart from the SEO junkies) and other web addicts have a nack of searching new sites, be it blogs, web services or image gallery. During the course of their surfing session, they may have posted comments on many blogs. So how do you make sure they recall your blog at the end of the day.

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Farm News

Our go-to braise

We-ll get right to it: this is a recipe every CSA member everywhere should have in their arsenal. It-s easy, it works with just about any vegetable you find in your share these days (except the leafy…

AUGUST FIELD DAY POSTPONED- and other adventuresome news&#8230

Just sitting here in the Saloon enjoying the cool breeze (finally!!) from our little storm that rolled in…love the sound of rain on a metal roof… So, we decided to beat the heat and…

Briefing on wood-based bio-energy, Washington, D. C

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) announces a briefing to discuss sustainability issues and stewardship opportunities arising from the use of woody biomass for energy.

In the Share - Week 10

TOMATOES (F/P) Holy tomato, Batman! The farm is full of tomatoes of all sizes, colors and flavors. It took us all day plus some to get the harvest in and sorted. We definitely hit a new record at…

Why go global? When you can earn local

Local versions of search engines are a craze from the business point of view. It is seen as a new unchartered territory. Advertisers and Online ventures are attracted to them like bees to honey pot.…

snowbound (no CSA pick-up this week)

There-s your intrepid Farmer Ali, and there-s our greens field all covered in snow. It-s really something to behold! We took a walk through the fields yesterday and crossed our fingers that it would…

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