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Big bold bulbs await! The final push for big delicious garlic is now!

May. It’s tempting, after so many months of carefully managing a garlic crop through the travails of winter, to sit back and enjoy the fine weather. We’re almost done, right? Well, kind of. If we walk away and leave it … Continue reading

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From Organics to Fermented Food, Whistling Duck Farm Is a Southern Oregon Pioneer, Part 1 – Organic Gardening – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Check out this nice blog post on Mother Earth News. It’s an article on us in John Vincent’s new book, Planting A Future. Part 2 is linked from the post too. “Located in the heart of southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley, … Continue reading

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When Garlic Growing Meets Fermentation

June 20, 2014 The Solstice is tomorrow and garlic harvest is in full swing. We’ve lifted the Rocomboles and Turbans, bracing ourselves for the big Inchelium Red harvest. But the weeks leading up to harvest when you’re a garlic grower … Continue reading

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The 2012 Garlic Season is on its way!

This Memorial Day weekend our website shopping cart will “Go Live” for 2012 Seed Garlic sales – another season launches! The weather here in Southern Oregon is still very Spring-like, not appearing to head to Summer any time soon, but … Continue reading

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So, so many alliums – Fall must be coming. (Yay!)

The shift in seasons is certainly upon us.  One week, 100º, the next week in the 70’s. Now it’s back to 90-ish. But no matter the temperatures, early Friday morning, Fall is here. We farmers start anticipating “Frost Parties”, when … Continue reading

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