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Growing and Storing Cold-Hardy Winter Vegetables

Pam Dawling - Twin Oaks Community
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Workshop Level: Intermediate
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Get the details on crops, timing, protection and storage. Why farm in winter? Here’s the information to succeed: tables of cold-hardiness, details of four ranges of cold-hardy crops (fall crops to harvest before serious cold, crops to keep growing into winter, crops for all-winter harvests, overwintering crops for spring harvests), scheduling, weather prediction and protection, hoophouse growing, and vegetable storage.

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Speaker Bio

Pam Dawling writes for Growing for Market magazine. She has been growing vegetables at Twin Oaks Community in central Virginia for more than 20 years, where the gardens feed 100 people on 3.5 acres. Her book Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres was published in February 2013 by New Society Publishers.

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