Friends that are interested in trying to grow some of their own food have reached out to me and asked what they should do to get started. Much like I was when I started, they’re often overwhelmed by all of the various information out there about how to grow food and have no idea where to start. Here are the four simple steps I give anyone that asks me what they should do to get started with growing some of their own food
Podcast: Listen to Dale & Carrie Talk About the From Seed to Spoon Mobile App and How & Why We Created it on the “Stitchcrew” Podcast
Dale and Carrie had the pleasure of joining Chris and Erika Lucas from the “Stitchcrew” podcast to chat a few weeks back. You can hear our conversation about what led to us growing food and how and why we built our app at the link below.
There’s a new version of our app available on both iOS & Android! You can download the update from the App Store or use the links below!
This video is an overview of how our app makes it easy for you to grow your own food!
It’s important to get your baby plants accustomed to the outdoor environment before you transplant them outdoors. This will help them do better when you transplant them and keep them from going through shock.
I got A LOT of compost from our local facility when I started and I used it without testing it. That was a huge mistake!
One of the most common questions I receive is “What should I grow first?”. Here’s what I tell people our strategy was in response.
Our favorite way to preserve basil is to freeze it into oil cubes to pull out all winter long! We also occasionally dry the basil leaves, but dried basil doesn’t quite retain the flavor of fresh leaves. By freezing basil into oil cubes, you can simply pull out a cube from the freezer whenever you need it and it makes it so simple and easy to add flavor to your food all winter long!