2018, October

Farm (and storm) update – 10/14/2018

It wasn't until I was just about done writing this post last week that I realized that the forecast track for Hurricane Michael was more or less directly atop Calamint Farms. Even when I found that out, however, I figured we'd get minimal damage because we've historically been far enough inland that tropical systems lose… Continue reading Farm (and storm) update – 10/14/2018

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2018, October

Farm update – 10/7/2018

Now that we're two weeks into our fall vegetable season, the weather is finally about to catch on that it's time to turn cooler. The cool down looks to be courtesy of Tropical Storm (likely to become Hurricane) Michael. The 10-day forecast has Michael coming through on Wednesday followed by multiple days with highs in… Continue reading Farm update – 10/7/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/30/2018

It's been a while since we put in two back-to-back sunrise to sunset farm work days, and that's just about what this weekend was. But we were able to get almost all of the fall veggies in the ground! We have a few more raised beds and field rows to plant, but what remains to… Continue reading Farm update – 9/30/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/23/2018

This is the time of year when the farm's namesake is in its full glory. And for the many questions I get about where the name of the farm comes from and what it means, I've somehow never yet written about it. Georgia calamint (aka Calamintha georgiana or Clinopodium georgianum if you really want to… Continue reading Farm update – 9/23/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/16/2018

This weekend we dug three beds of peanuts, which ended up being a good task because of the warm weather that's still enveloping us. Lifting them out of the ground goes pretty quickly. Once dug, we shake the soil off and take the plants in their entirety back to the barn, where we turn some… Continue reading Farm update – 9/16/2018