Art of the Online Hustle


Sometime after leaving my career in the healthcare training industry to pursue this farming dream, I discovered the art of the online hustle. Now I’m not taking about swindling people or committing fraud online, but rather keeping busy and making-ends-meet-while-you-fund-your-dream-project type of “hustle.” My dad believed in this type of work ethic. My parents had […]

Market Gardener Book and Giveaway


When I moved to the North Country, one of the first books I bought was the Four Season Harvest to better understand the how’s and why’s of season extension in the garden. The Market Gardener, a book now available in English by Jean-Martin Fortier, picks up right where Elliot Coleman left off. How to Make […]

Are You A FarmFan?


Even if you’re not a farm fan (shame on you!) there’s a new app coming out that will take your next visit to the farmers’ market to another level. It’s called FarmFan and it uses loyalty programs and text messaging to amp up the connection between farmers and customers. I recently interviewed Simon Huntley from […]

An Interview with Every Last Morsel


A New Approach to Local Food is Coming. With the rise of technology and entrepreneurship, farming and food is by no means being neglected in this space. Be it online distribution channels or increasing hyper-local connections, the tools folks are bringing to the table have a business component and also recognize they have a role […]

Building Green in the Adirondacks


I’ve talked a bit about building green with my initial eco-cabin ideas and this week I’ll be attending the “Building A Greener Adirondacks” Conference at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY to get some more inspiration into what the key opinion leaders and professional builders are doing in and around the Park. About the […]

Year Of The Horse. Are You Ready To Ride?


So as the Chinese New Year approaches on January 31st, I am intrigued to find out what the Year of the Horse holds in store for me and the journey. The Year of the Green Wooden Horse (adding the elements in as well) symbolizes movement, progress, greenery and nature. I’m already looking forward to this year […]