2018, January

Farm update – 1/14/2018

One perfect way to spend a cold winter morning is snuggled up with a steaming mug of coffee, a plethora of seed catalogs, and a notebook by your side for jotting down ideas: buy this amount of seed, plant that many rows of it. As another week of cold is upon us, we are busy… Continue reading Farm update – 1/14/2018

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2018, January

Farm update – 1/7/2018

After 6 nights of sub-freezing temperatures, we are finally pulling out of our winter cold snap, at least for this week. By next weekend, those freezing temps may return. In this week of cold, the farm really did shut down; egg laying was minimal, the veggies hardly grew, and the bees didn't venture out too… Continue reading Farm update – 1/7/2018

2018, January

Farm update – 1/1/2018

Happy New Year! A new year brings with it a chance to reflect on the old year and to forge ahead into the new year with ideas for making this year even better than the last. With that in mind, we put together an end-of-year survey so that we can learn what worked well this… Continue reading Farm update – 1/1/2018

2017, January

Farm update – 1/29/2017

We finally harvested pea shoots today, and I'm so excited to have them as a supplementary green this time of year when not too much else is being harvested. The shoots are very tender and vibrantly green, and taste very much like snow peas, which are among my favorite spring vegetables. On these "cold" days… Continue reading Farm update – 1/29/2017

2017, January

Farm update – 1/22/2017

Another weekend of bad weather has come and gone, amounting to 6 rounds of severe thunderstorms and several tornado warnings. We were lucky, amid reports of fatalities and widespread damage, to again be spared any real damage. The weather kept farm chores to a minimum, but in the lull between storms on Saturday we were… Continue reading Farm update – 1/22/2017