Chefs Predict Local Food Continuing as Menu Trend in 2017

Each year, the National Restaurant Association surveys nearly 1,300 professional chefs--members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)--to explore food and beverage trends at restaurants in the coming year. This year's survey identified both food and… more »
Posted on: January 4th, 2017

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Recordkeeping for a Successful Future

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager It is never too early to start planning for the next season. The best way to make the best decisions is to look back and see what has worked and what can be changed. There are two “simple” things you need to know to… more »
Posted on: December 15th, 2016

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Interested in scaling up? Don't miss this webinar!

Scaling up to meet the demands of wholesale or institutional markets requires careful planning and recordkeeping. NCAT Agriculture Specialist Luke Freeman will present a webinar on December 14 to introduce strategies for crop planning. The free webinar… more »
Posted on: December 1st, 2016

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Looking for Year-Round Greens? Try Microgreens!

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager A simple way to produce greens throughout the winter is to grow microgreens. The nutrients contained in microgreens are concentrated during the cotyledon stage and they have stronger flavor, making them great additions… more »
Posted on: November 22nd, 2016

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The Power of Mulch

By John Wallace, SIFT Farm Manager We have had an oddly mild fall this year in Butte, Montana, which has led to a prolonged growing season. During this time, our perennial and over-wintering crops have not gone completely dormant. This could cause some… more »
Posted on: November 7th, 2016

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