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Farmscape is Hiring

Urban Farmer Opening!

Farmscape is seeking a part-time urban farmer. Job Responsibilities: Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep Keep detailed records during weekly visits Maintain good relationships with members, both in-person and […]

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Spring Update

Breaking Ground in SF and Tons of Tomatoes

As the flurry of activity surrounding spring season switch here at Farmscape slows, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on progress since our last update in January. This spring, we opened an office in the San Francisco Bay area, our first office outside of metro Los Angeles. The reception that we received from […]

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Brix Testing, Revisited

How Sweet are Farmscape Carrots?

Three years ago, Sean Williams wrote one of my favorite Farmscape blog posts. In the post, he used Brix testing to measure the sugar content of Farmscape tomatoes against those from the grocery store and farmers market. His findings confirmed our intuition: Farmscape tomatoes taste objectively better. As I was harvesting the last carrots of […]

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Farmscape is Hiring

Urban Farmer Opening!

Farmscape is seeking a part-time urban farmer for Mid City, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood. Job Responsibilities: Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep Keep detailed records […]

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Winter Vegetable Storage, Part 2

Tips for Specific Crops

If you haven’t already, check out “Winter Vegetable Storage, Part 1.”  Brassicas (Non-Root): Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage (Bok Choy), Kale, Kohlrabi – 32 degrees at 90-95% humidity All of these crops have very similar storage requirements. For the heading crops, remove any loose surrounding leaves and keep just the compact head. It is important […]

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