The species is a perennial plant which bears biennial stems ("canes") from the perennial root system. In its first year, a new stem grows vigorously to its full height of 1-3 m, un-branched, and bearing large pinnate leaves with three or five leaflets; normally it does not produce any flowers. In its second year, the stem does not grow taller, but produces several side shoots, which bear smaller leaves always with three leaflets; the leaves are white underneath. Shipped Nov 1 thru May 30 only
Direct Farm Marketing DVD by Kelly Klober. Klober has 35 years experience in marketing farm products, has written on agriculture, especially the small farm field, for 20 years. Learn how to make money from your farm.
Market Farm Forms by Marcie Rosenzweig. Contains computer spreadsheet templates for planning and organizing information on diversified market farms. This software program will help you in planning crops and budgets, order seed and soil amendments, grow transplants, project yields and income, and then track what really happens against your projections.
Making Harness - A Step-by-Step Guide by Lewis G. Martin and Daniel S. Preston. Born in 1932, Lewis G. Martin moved to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia when he was eleven years old. He began making harness in 1962. While Lewis has made almost any style and size of harness imaginable (even harness for turtles), he still enjoys making driving harness the most.
The Natural Greenhouse by Virginia Coover. For beginning and experienced greenhouse operators concerned about the safety of the food they eat and sell. A practical guide based on 26 years of experience growing and marketing greenhouse plants and vegetables.
This Free-Range Poultry Production and Marketing Valu-Pak by Herm Beck-Chenoweth contains the comb binder production manual containing feed formulas, equipment plans, marketing ideas and slaughter information PLUS the Free-Range Poultry DVD that shows field and slaughter operations in a hands-on style.
Jerusalem Artichokes will grow throughout most of the U.S. from Zone 3 to Zone 9. The 6'-9' plants are related to sunflowers. The knobby tubers have a crisp texture, much like that of water chestnuts only a little sweeter. They resemble carrots in texture and have a nutty taste. The tubers can be eaten out of hand, sliced raw into a salad or cooked, boiled, baked, roasted or fried. SHIP NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL ONLY.