Author Archives: Amy Zipperer

Propagation: Tiny seeds with big dreams.

Spring on the coast of Maine can be volatile. Rain, sleet, ice, snow, freezing temperatures, and sunshine-filled days are all possibilities. As we vacillate (sometimes less than gracefully) on the edges of winter and the potential for warmer months ahead, what better action displays our hopefulness than starting seeds. Students from grades K4 through 8 […]

Breaking ground without breaking any ground. (Or thank you, alders.)

On a foggy Sunday morning, a crew of ten or so eager workers gathered for the first of what’s sure to be many food forest work parties. We were lucky to have the very clever Jim Koveleski on hand to lead our initial endeavor. Jim farms in Robbinston in the warmer months and heads south […]