Nature & Nurture Farm Blog

Blog: Grand Rapids lettuce undamaged by cold

Erica Kempter

This is Grand Rapids lettuce in our hoophouse. It looks great after the extended cold snap (low of 4 degrees) last week! More info: We grow it uncovered in our unheated hoophouse where cold and downy mildew wipe out the weakest plants. We save seed only from the strongest survivors....

Blog: Lettuce in Our Hoophouse

Erica Kempter

This is Joker, one of our favorite lettuces bred by Frank Morton, growing in the hoophouse. We know it's great in the spring, summer and fall, but now we are really putting it to the test. Joker is one of many lettuces being trialed in our hoophouse for winter hardiness,...