For every thing, there is a season…and we’re headed right into our main season here within the next few weeks. Each day, there’s more at the market and what to make for dinner becomes much more difficult to decide for the decision-impared like myself. Strawberries Just a few short weeks ago, this field was laden with strawberries. Walking by, their sweet smell would turn me … Continue reading Farm Update- July 10
This weekend I told my husband if we’re sitting on the porch discussing the weather when we’re 80…then he still hasn’t retired. As a farmer, your livelihood depends on the weather (yeah, yeah, and ambition and nutrient balance in the soil and equipment and….). But the factor that we have absolutely no control over is the weather. The farming community talks a lot about weather. What … Continue reading This weather … it’s so irrigating!
What goes in to growing an early sweet corn crop. Continue reading That’s a wrap! (On cold weather)
Strawberry season is still weeks away, but the plants that bear these precious gems require some TLC throughout the spring before they reward our kind attention early in the season.
Continue reading “Strawberries: A Labor of Love”
Waking up to snow was not how I envisioned jumping into spring. Despite the snow and brutal temperatures, things never completely stop on the farm, even in winter. It’s still quite chilly, but things are starting to pick up. Seeds are ordered and planning for planting is in progress. I’ve even convinced my husband to add some new items to the plantings this year that have caught … Continue reading Spring!