JoAnne Skelly

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February 21, 2012
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Four Season Farm produces vegetables year round

This past Saturday I attended a workshop by Eliot Coleman. He and his wife are highly recognized garden writers who own Four Season Farm in Maine. Their farm is an experimental market garden that produces vegetables year-round. It is a model of small-scale sustainable agriculture. Much of their winter farming is in unheated greenhouses. If they can grow crops in Maine in winter, with lows down to 5 degrees F and hurricane-force winds, I was sure he could teach Nevadans how to be successful winter growers too.

Eliot's motto is "nothing is impossible." He says, "The key to success is …

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