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What Is New Zealand Spinach?

What Is New Zealand Spinach?

I first was exposed to New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) having a Memorial Day gin & tonic in downtown Lexington Kentucky a few years back. My New York friend had just got in to town and joined me for a drink and not a minute […]

What we are Growing in 2019

What we are Growing in 2019

Check out our planting list at:  http://5thavefarm.com/what-we-grow/ The latest radicchio looks good. More From Garfield Park…

New Additional Grow Site – Crete Illinois

New Additional Grow Site – Crete Illinois

5th Ave. Farm has a new additional grow site in 2019. In addition to East Garfield Park we are now growing on 4 acres of virgin prairie in a small hidden valley in the old town of Crete in unincorporated Will County. By June we […]

Our First Outdoor Grow

Our First Outdoor Grow

So we decided to do a dry-run and get something planted once we had our outdoor bed built in early August 2018. Mostly to work-out our space and technical problems for the first time. Turns out we have an abundant crop of hakurei turnips, spinach and […]