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  1. Standing Up To Drought

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Most farmers usually try to plan based on following long terms trends. They aren't fans of deviations from the norm. SPIN farmers like to change things up and experiment, and our scale of operation makes it low risk to do so....

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  2. Selling Fall-Harvested Potatoes in June

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK An upgrade of my cooling capacity last fall has enabled me to approach my spring potato sales entirely differently. My fall-harvested storage potatoes have all the appeal of freshly harvested new potatoes, so I don't have to pressure myself to...

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  3. Seed Potatoes

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK This is the first year in a while that we did not have to buy seed potatoes. We will be using the ones we kept all winter in the cooler that have had greening. It's a good way to get use...

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  4. Potatoes in Bags

    Courtesy of John S., Blue RIbbon Eggs, Franklin NC Your complaint about low yields is a common one for 'Potatoes in Bags' (or barrels or any other elevated growing system). My theory is that potatoes are a natural mountain crop evolving in very cool soils at high elevation, and we...

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