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Full Name
philip zwick
Member for
1 year 7 months
Volunteer Background
I have a small farm in new haven county, Connecticut. We used to raise corn and hay and lambs and heifers. Now I mostly raise hay.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
Corn grows great. Most grains grow well.
Growing Experience
Growing food
Starting seeds
Growing perennials
Time Commitment
0-2 hours
Growing Location
Space Available
A bed or two (11-40 sq. ft)
Soil Details
Agawam sandy loam
Soil Type
Growing Location Descriptors
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
None, only hay.
Neighbors' crops (within 1 mile)
None known. We have the largest cultivated parcel left in the area, western woodbridge near Bethany and Seymour
Possible GMOs in the neighborhood...
None known. I raise Otto File polenta corn originally sourced from New York. I also raise strawberry popcorn which I have had for perhaps 20 years.
Other relevant information
Usually travel for September