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Misty Newcomb

Misty Newcomb

Misty Newcomb is a wife, mother, gardener, and small-scale chicken farmer interested in using natural foods to build a healthy, connected family and community. She has a full-time professional career off the farm and enjoys figuring out how to efficiently feed her family like it’s 1899 while living a modern, balanced lifestyle. She’s also a die-hard NBA and NCAA basketball fan and amateur fermenter. You can find the chronicles of her farming journey on Instagram @newcombfarm.

Recent Posts

Video: How to Plant a Fall Garden

Gardening

Video: How to Plant a Fall Garden

In these hot days of summer, right as your summer harvest is probably beginning to peak, it might seem strange to start thinking about a fall garden. But the truth is, this is exactly the right time to start planning–and even planting–your fall garden. Depending on how much time your fall plants...
Misty Newcomb Jul 28, 2022
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Video: How to Prune and Stake Tomatoes

Gardening

Video: How to Prune and Stake Tomatoes

It seems like there are as many ways to prune a tomato as there are varieties of tomatoes. The size of your tomato depends on a lot of things including the variety you plant, soil quality, and climate in a given year. But in addition to these characteristics that are incredibly important, we’ve also...
Misty Newcomb Jun 28, 2022
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Video: How to Grow Strawberries

Gardening

Video: How to Grow Strawberries

Have you ever tried to grow strawberries but been disappointed by a harvest of only a few tiny berries? Strawberries are actually not difficult to grow, but they do require a lot of patience and a little strategy. I’ve learned how to grow and reap a harvest of strawberries throughout the summer by...
Misty Newcomb May 18, 2022
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Video: How to Plan a Garden

Gardening

Video: How to Plan a Garden

My love of growing food for my family is only matched by the love I have for planning my garden. At the Newcomb Farm, we use a structured planning process to ensure that our rows are intensively planted for maximum productivity throughout the growing season. In this video, I'll walk you through the...
Misty Newcomb Apr 22, 2022
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