New additions to the farm

As we enter our 4th year of farming, the usual activities of tilling, starting seeds, and transplanting are continuing as they usually do.  We do have some exciting new additions to the farm this year: First, we built 2 hoop houses to get warm season crops such as tomatoes and cucumbers to market much earlier…

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 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…

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…