Chitting (Sprouting) Seed Potatoes

  Our seed potatoes came yesterday! I ordered certified organic Nicola and Desiree seed potatoes from Seed Savers Exchange and can’t wait to get them planted! (I also ordered sweet potatoes from Annie’s Heirloom Seeds and expect they’ll be coming soon as well.) This year before I plant my potatoes I’m going to chit some of them. No, I didn’t just cuss at you. Chitting potatoes is the act of sprouting them before they are planted. This is my first […]

Annie’s Heirloom Seeds Giveaway Winner

Spring is on the way and at Arcadia Farms, we’ve been dreaming about what this year’s garden will look like. And thanks to our giveaway from Annie’s Heirloom Seeds (www.anniesheirloomseeds.com) many of you have been dreaming about what you’d do with $25-worth of free, heirloom, non-GMO seeds! One lucky winner gets to turn those dreams into reality. And the winner is… Jim Lipscomb of Nashville, Indiana Congratulations, Jim! Jim was randomly selected as the winner of this giveaway at www.random.org. […]

Win $25 in Heirloom, Non-GMO Seeds!

It’s that time of year! Time to start dreaming about what your 2013 garden will look like. At Arcadia Farms we’ve been doing some dreaming of our own and now that we’ve picked our seeds, spring can’t get here fast enough! What are you dreaming about? How would you like to fill your garden with FREE heirloom, non-GMO seeds? We’re partnering with Annie’s Heirloom Seeds (a Michigan-based company) to bring you this awesome opportunity to win a gift card worth […]

Seed Sources

I did it! After many hours of possibly making the process more complicated than it needed to be looking through seed options, I’ve selected plant varieties for Arcadia Farms’ 2013 season! This is an exciting time for a gardener – exploring the vast world of possibilities as you imagine what your upcoming garden could become, what it could yield. There are so many varieties and sometimes making a choice between what would be prettiest and what would be most productive […]