Chefs in northern climates love to talk to farmers in the winter. They are dying for good produce. So I drove to a natural food restaurant thirty-five miles away in Portland, Maine to talk with the chef.
PHOTO: WALTER CHOROSZEWSKI
As I get older, it's increasingly shocking how brief the interval is between planning and harvesting, and a small dose of the former, does wonders for the latter.
First adventures in the market garden.
Even the most careful of us are occasionally victims of poor planning.
Chart: Plan for your first year market garden.
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Chart: Plan for your third year market garden.
A record like this (comparing first and second year planting) is an invaluable planning tool for next season's garden.
Chart: Plan for your second year market garden.