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Washing and Preparing Produce for Market

Produce doesn’t look this good straight from the ground.  Especially if you are growing organically, there will be extra steps to take to ensure quality produce for your consumers.

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IDEA at the Weslaco Farmer’s Market

So what is a farmer to do with extra produce sitting in the ground? Sell it to the staff. What about if there aren’t any staff because they are on break? Go to the nearest farmer’s market.

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The First Harvest: Lettuce and Spinach

The first harvest has finally started! The lettuce and spinach took about 38 days to go from seed to the students’ plates.  The first harvest was actually on November 28th and will continue up until the end of the semester … Continue reading

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On The Farm: Environment Club Weekly

  It’s always nice when you don’t have to do all the digging.  Some student from the College Prep Environment Club came by on Thursday after school and helped begin shoveling a path from the back of the farm to … Continue reading

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On the Farm: A New Beginning

This is the garden after only a few months without a farmer.  It is quite easy to see how quickly mother nature can reclaim once beautifully cultivated land.  In the coming weeks and months, I, along with the help of … Continue reading

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