How to Regenerate Soils for Free

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager How much does a homegrown tomato cost? Often, a home gardener will spend more than the cost at the grocery store to grow fresh food. Considering that homegrown food is arguably healthier, has less of a footprint, and… more »
Posted on: August 22nd, 2018

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Uses for Wool on the Farm

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager The U.S. price for high-quality wool as a textile is up above $4 per pound. Thinner and more uniform fibers create a much softer and less scratchy fabric. Ranchers in the wool business are selecting breeds that have… more »
Posted on: August 13th, 2018

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Methods of Irrigation

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager Drip irrigation lined out across SIFT garlic and strawberry plots. Photo: NCAT Getting enough water to plants is essential in these high mountain deserts. If plants dry out too much, they will get fried beyond being… more »
Posted on: July 23rd, 2018

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SNAP Education Nutrition Class: Chicken Fried Rice

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager Last week I had the pleasure to join in on one of the nutrition classes put on by the SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed) program here in Butte-Silver Bow. This series of classes teaches Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program… more »
Posted on: July 11th, 2018

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Tips for Perennial Herbs in Butte

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager Perennial herbs are a nice option for a low-maintenance garden. With minimal maintenance, you can develop resilient plants that will be able to take on the coldest winters and the toughest droughts. We have four simple… more »
Posted on: June 6th, 2018

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