Prepping soil on our farm

We’ve been very busy working the soil on the farm getting it ready for intensive organic vegetable production.  In early spring, this involves plowing the fields: After plowing, we then level out the soil with our roto tiller: Based on soil tests, we then add organic soil amendments to maintain the fertility of soil.  This…

The garlic is doing well

It’s about 3 weeks since the garlic pushed up out of the ground.  They have put on quite a bit of growth in that time!

The garlic is up!

Last fall, we received our seed garlic bulbs.  The variety were are growing is a hard neck garlic called “Russian Red”. We separated the cloves individually And planted them in a deeply worked bed in late October Now, in mid March, just days after the ground had thawed, they have already sprouted!  It is so…

Looking forward to spring

We’re having record cold and the farm is resting under a blanket of snow: But, before long, it will soon look like this: And we’ll have large amounts of fresh locally grown produce that looks like this: We’re really excited for winter to break and spring to arrive!

Our Seed Starting Mix

We made our first batch of our custom seed starting mix today.  We have been very happy with the performance of this mix and wanted to share the recipe here for anyone interested.  It is a great mix for using soil blocks, but also excels in plug trays, pots, or any container you can think…

2015 CSA

We are now accepting new 2015 CSA subscriptions as well as subscriptions for our returning members, head on over to our CSA page for more details.

Potato Leek Soup

We believe the Leek is often times an overlooked and underappreciated vegetable in the United States, however, one spoonful of potato leek soup is usually all it takes to convert would be doubters of the leek. We cut most of the tops off our leeks, and store them in a sealed bag in the refrigerator,…

A Late Summer Night’s Walk Out To Our Farm

After a short walk from our house to the farm using the path we created this year We arrive at the farm that looked like this in May Here is the farm now with 6 plots under cultivation: There are beautiful fall brassicas growing Lettuce mix of different ages Beds of swiss chard so pristine it makes…

Market day, August 9th

We just had 2 great markets at Shelby and Alta. We had many new items available at market this week including hot peppersTomatoes (cherry, slicing, salad) Green, purple, and yellow beans Eggplant and Sweet peppers Have a great week!

From our farm to your table…

  We’ve gone a while without posting on our blog, so, here comes one now. We took a lot of pictures this week as we harvested and cleaned our produce.  It comes out of the soil looking quite a bit different than it does by the time it shows up at market or in your…