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Posted 1/5/2011 12:00am by Andy Watson.

Every winter, the new season's seed catalogs arrive. Their brightly colored photos of tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini and pretty much every vegetable you can think of is staring back at me. It feels kinda like Christmas. The possibilities are endless but unfortunately the space on the farm is not. The catalogs do not change much from year to year but it is still like opening a brand new magazine and taking a look at what there is available.  The hardest part is choosing tomato varieties.  This is the one vegetable that I can't even count the different varieties.  There are hundreds.  I reorder varieties that I have been growing for years that will always be my favorites.  I order a few that maybe were grown the season before and I want to give them another chance, since every season is different.  I also order a 1/2 dozen or so new ones that might be new on the market, or might just catch my eye.  It is the only vegetable that I can spend hours milling through two or three catalogs just trying to make a list. There really is nothing better than sitting with a cup of coffee, in the morning, paging through a crisp new catalog, relaxing, and taking it all in.  Now I just have to do it while bouncing my 4 month old daughter Ruby on my knee and listening to my 4 year old son Wade singing Christmas songs in the playroom. Life is great.

 

Posted 12/4/2010 4:45pm by Andy Watson.

Sprouting Acres has had a great crew of workshares this year. To celebrate all the hard work & dedication; we are throwing them an end-of-the-season party. So hats off to all the wonderful ladies and gentlemen that helped make this season blossom.

Posted 11/8/2010 8:02pm by Andy Watson.

Check out L'Etoile Restaurant if you are looking for some delicious Sprouting Acres salad greens. Now that the CSA is over, we continue to sell the greenhouse greens to local restaurants throughout the winter.

Posted 10/29/2010 9:13pm by Andy Watson.

Well, our computer crashed during the spring and then the CSA season was right upon us so we haven't had a working website for months. As soon as the boxes were done for the season, we dove right into creating a new website. We hope you like it!

Early Bird Signup and Cooking ClassesJanuary 31st, 2019

Hello! We hope you are staying warm in this bitter cold weather. This is a reminder that there is just one month left to receive the early bird CSA pricing. We are getting things started in just about

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Sprouting AcresDecember 29th, 2018

Hello! We hope you enjoyed the holidays and hope you have fun plans for the new year as well. The new year is just days away and we wanted to remind you that if you haven't already signed up for your

Sprouting Acres 2019 CSA Season Sign is Open December 15th, 2018

Hello, We are emailing you this fine evening to let you know that we have opened up signups on the website for the 2019 season. We have a few new options that we are excited about for next season. We

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