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This type of system in order to get started does take a little more work up front, but over time there’s lower maintenance with higher yields.
That’s Jonas Carpenter of Bread & Roses Gardens. He’s talking about their polycultural system of growing food and raising animals which mimics aspects of the forest. Today, lots of hard work is on the docket. We get a tutorial in sheet mulching.
Before that, Harvest Public Media says farmers in Kansas are loving all this early spring snow.
And in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr prepares some Maple-Glazed Turnips and Polenta with Brussels Sprouts. Two dishes using some cold hardy veggies.
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Two big snowstorms produced some very broad smiles in farm country because in a place as dry as Kansas has been lately, a blizzard can be a blessing.
We’re going to do something very Hoosier with turnips today, pairing them with some local maple syrup from Burton’s Maplewood Farm.
The slice of taleggio cheese on top of this finished dish is what puts it over the top.