Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Mitey Bee

Dean Burroughs knows what happened to the bees. He knows because he’s a third generation beekeeper, and an Apiary Inspector for Maryland. One of the benefits of working up at the Greenbranch Market is that I get to meet people like … Continue reading

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Vegetables of Labor

Newsflash: Farming is hard work. Even nice, earthy, green, feel-good-about-yourself-and-the-planet organic farming. Oh sure, we organic farmhands don’t have to worry about pesticide poisoning (at least not on the job), nor are we subject to  spirit-crushing while traversing a miserable … Continue reading

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Dirt Poor

I have a confession to make. It turns out I’m not exactly clueless when it comes to farming. Oh sure, maybe I still don’t know my front-loader from my walk-behind and exactly how much pasture is required per grass-finished cow, … Continue reading

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