Seeds of Adventure

As seed catalogs arrive en masse in her mailbox, Rachel at Dog Island Farm grapples with what to plant in her vegetable gardens:

“There’s a part of my brain that’s screaming at the rest of it: ‘Don’t fix what isn’t broken!’ Year after year, I post about what I’ve learned, and one of the recurring themes is to stick with the things I know work for our area—not to risk losing productivity because I’m feeling adventurous. But really, what fun is that?”