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Speaking Engagements with Renato Stafford

Now is the time to plan for a year of abundance! Passionate about organic vegetable gardening for over 20 years, Renato Stafford of Homegrown shares many innovative techniques which will enable you to grow wholesome and plentiful food, feeding your family everyday all year long.

Topics include making soil, choosing a site, seeds, weeds, succession planting, crop rotation, food storage, and building a four-season “High Tunnel” greenhouse. Teaching old world methods presented with enthusiasm, Renato has helped many homeowners, schools and businesses grow healthy organic food right in their backyard!

 

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Grow Your Own Produce All Year

Source: The Suffolk Times | April 28, 2013 Forget just going green, now it’s all about staying green. A hoop house, a smaller version of a greenhouse, allows gardeners to enjoy fresh, 100 percent organic produce even during the coldest months of the year. Twenty years after Peconic resident Renato Stafford began growing his own …

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Growing Winter Greens

Source: The Sag Harbor Express | April 2, 2013 Renato Stafford showed up at a recent Fair Foods Farmers Market in Sag Harbor with a big bowl of homegrown salad greens and some garlic bulbs. And when people approached him to buy it, Stafford responded with a most unexpected retort. “I’m not selling it … …

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