It was only 9 a.m. but the August sun was already blazing over Hort Farm 3 on the George H. Cook Campus. The Entrepreneurship Agriculture Program (EAP) interns didn’t seem fazed, though.
Arlan Rodeo, a Professional Science Master’s (PSM) program student, simply rolled up his sleeves and continued to dunk bunches of amaranth into tubs of water, cleaning the crop to be sold at the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) later that morning.
“We sold out of amaranth very early last week. We’re testing a new volume today to see how much can be sold,” said Rodeo. [Read more…]