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You want a high tunnel. Maybe you already bought it. You thought you could put it up on your own. Then, like Jeremy (pictured below), you realize you had bit off more than you could chew. You thought, “It’d be great if I could talk to someone who’s done this…” or better yet, “I’d like get […]

March 13, 2017 


Registration is now open for the 2016 Practical Farmers CSA Workshop Retreat, February 5 – 6, at the Pilgrim Heights Retreat Center in Montour. Attendees will be divided into an “Experienced” group (at least three years experience managing a CSA) and an “Exploratory” group (those in their first years or new to CSA management).

December 28, 2015 


Welcome to Part Two: The Photos, from the high tunnel build workshop at Prairie Sky Farm (Part 1 is the video blog posted on Oct. 6). While doing recon for part names I had forgotten, I came across this high tunnel guide from Illinois that I think is worth a look, especially for selecting and […]

October 27, 2015 


We had a small but mighty group of people at the high tunnel build Sept. 3-4 at Prairie Sky Farm. Even in 95+ degree heat, the crew of attendees, led by Adam Montri (check out his six PFI farminars Feb 2010, Jan 2011,  Jan 25 2011, Dec 2011, Feb 2012, and Jan 2013) worked hard over the two days […]

October 6, 2015