Ginger & Turmeric in the North


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2019. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available on the conference website.

Workshop Session: Friday I 

Learn how to grow these tropical plants in the Upper Midwest with or without a hoop house. Take a step-by-step approach to production from seed sourcing and preparation, through planting, fertilizing, hilling, harvesting and cleaning, topped off with ideas for marketing these crops. Also, you’ll hear results of a recent on-farm study about critical ginger growing temperatures.

Melissa Driscoll owns Seven Songs Organic Farm in Minnesota, where she grows garlic, ginger, turmeric, tomatoes, peppers, and Animal Welfare Approved eggs.