May
8

Boots on the Ground; Tradeshows and Conferences

May
8

Boots on the Ground; Tradeshows and Conferences

Posted 8th May 2019 by Rebecca Morse
May
1

Variety Trialing – Overwintering Lettuce

 

May
1

Variety Trialing – Overwintering Lettuce

 

Posted 1st May 2019 by Caitlin Singer
Apr
24

Adding Flowers Into A Vegetable Farm

Small scale flower growing is on the rise with many dedicated flower farmers paving the way for locally sourced flowers at farmer’s markets, wholesale markets, boutiques, weddings and even...

Apr
24

Adding Flowers Into A Vegetable Farm

Small scale flower growing is on the rise with many dedicated flower farmers paving the way for locally sourced flowers at farmer’s markets, wholesale markets, boutiques, weddings and even flower-only CSA boxes. This past winter Linda, a customer service sales representative here at Osborne Quality Seeds, was invited to the Pacific Northwest Cut Flower Grower’s Meetup in Corvallis, Oregon. On this trip, she met micro-scale flower farmers on...

Posted 24th April 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Apr
18

Main Season Cover Crop

 

Apr
18

Main Season Cover Crop

 

Posted 18th April 2019 by Linda Fenstermaker
Mar
4

7 STEPS TO HEALTHIER SOIL

As farmers we care deeply about what we grow and how we grow it. We carefully cultivate each plant to reach its prime, hoping for the best flavor and the best yield we can get. With so much to...

Mar
4

7 STEPS TO HEALTHIER SOIL

As farmers we care deeply about what we grow and how we grow it. We carefully cultivate each plant to reach its prime, hoping for the best flavor and the best yield we can get. With so much to manage, sometimes one of the most important factors in a successful harvest gets overlooked: the soil.

Posted 4th March 2019 by Osborne Seed
Jan
30

Recipe Box: Radicchio & Baked Veggies

Welcome back to the Osborne Recipe Box!

Winter is that time of year where you may only have a handful of vegetables or crops to choose from for your ingredients list for dinner! Whether it be Radicchio, Onions, Potatoes or other over-wintering crops, we have a few recipes for you to try! 

Jan
30

Recipe Box: Radicchio & Baked Veggies

Welcome back to the Osborne Recipe Box!

Winter is that time of year where you may only have a handful of vegetables or crops to choose from for your ingredients list for dinner! Whether it be Radicchio, Onions, Potatoes or other over-wintering crops, we have a few recipes for you to try! 

Posted 30th January 2019 by Muriah Carlson
Jan
26

Ask A Farmer: Linda at First Cut Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked...

Jan
26

Ask A Farmer: Linda at First Cut Farm

We asked some farmers what their favorite & least favorite parts about growing were. To our surprise, the answers varied and we were quite interested in the diversity of the answers. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we report their answers to you, and keep in mind that we want your input too! See more details at the bottom of this blog post for how to send us your story. #AskAFarmerFor this week in Ask A Farmer, we sat down and asked...

Posted 26th January 2019 by Muriah Carlson
Jan
17

Battle of the Brassicas

While at Focus On Farming, we attended a very informative session lead by Lindsey du Toit, Professor and Vegetable Seed Pathologist at WSU Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center. She reviewed a few of the common diseases that occur on brassica crops in western Washington, including diagnosis, biology, epidemiology, and how to properly manage the crops if the disease is present. We took note on bacterial, fungal, and viral...

Jan
17

Battle of the Brassicas

While at Focus On Farming, we attended a very informative session lead by Lindsey du Toit, Professor and Vegetable Seed Pathologist at WSU Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center. She reviewed a few of the common diseases that occur on brassica crops in western Washington, including diagnosis, biology, epidemiology, and how to properly manage the crops if the disease is present. We took note on bacterial, fungal, and viral...

Posted 17th January 2019 by Muriah Carlson