Tag Archives: chile gardening

Reader Question: Growing Chiles as a Business

Dave in his chile garden back in the day.We received this message from a reader who wants to get into the business end of chile growing, and asked The Pope of Peppers for some advice. Here's Brandon's question and Dave's answer. Continue reading
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Tour The Ultimate Chilehead Garden

Paul Mihalyor, NMSU genetics majorFrom now through October you can visit the gardens at New Mexico State University's Fabian Garcia Science Center in Las Cruces. There you'll see peppers being grown the way the pros do it, and possibly pick up some growing tips to take home! Continue reading
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Improve Your “Foodprint”: Farming and Climate Change

Charleston Pepper SunIn an article posted on The Atlantic’s website last week, Gary Paul Nabhan, co-author of Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail, addressed the relationship between farming in the Southwest and climate change—both food production and food security have … Continue reading
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Sex, Lies, and Capsicum: Debunking Pepper Gardening Myths

hatch chile sign lowresThis is the second installment of Cap Farmer’s chile gardening wisdom. We hear he learned everything he knows from Dave DeWitt! In the April issue of Burn! Magazine, we introduced Cap, a former marijuana grower who has switched to chiles … Continue reading
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