Tag: planting

Top 5 Things We Wished We Knew Before Becoming Market Farmers

Yes, it’s idyllic, the farm life.
We’re our own bosses and spend our days planning, planting, tending, weeding, harvesting, prepping, marketing and selling. We are market farmers. As we prepare for our seventh season, here’s the top 5 things we wish we’d known before we jumped headlong into this crazy but seriously rewarding lifestyle.

The Farm in Winter, How We Deal With Off-Season Boredom

What do market farmers do in the winter months? Find out how Chris and Marie Nichols, owners of Rusty Plow Farms stay busy when not growing food.

Let’s Talk Crops: Garlic Planting Time

It’s mid-October here in central Ohio, and that means we are close to the end of the growing season. We’ve already had one cold night that required row cover to protect our winter crops. The […]