09/28/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Make observations in your garden and keep a journal for seasons to come.

COURTESY PHOTO Make observations in your garden and keep a journal for seasons to come.

As the days grow shorter, the nights cooler, as carrots and greens begin to sweeten, and sections of your garden begin to rest, we reach a time for reflection and appreciation. The days spent working in the soil represent lessons learned. Some of those lessons will have built up confidence while others will have been quite humbling. (more…)

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05/29/15 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Kurt Ericksen at the Sylvester Manor farmstand where the first spring crops are already on offer.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Kurt Ericksen at the Sylvester Manor farmstand where the first spring crops are already on offer.

After college and a tour of service in the United States Coast Guard, Kurt Ericksen turned to a profession that drew upon his unusual skill set: experience with environmental regulations and policy, a willingness to get extremely dirty and sangfroid. He became a farmer. (more…)