Check out how things are growing at the farm! Since the beginning of April, we have managed to get 15 beds (30′ x 25″) prepped, composted, tilled and seeded. In addition, we’ve put in a few additional beds of potatoes and onions. Things are growing nicely so far.
We recently launched our modified CSA program. And, also learned that we are going to be selling at the Lakewood Farmer’s Market starting June 26th. With 12 beds planted and garlic coming up nicely, we feel like we are on the right track and are excited to harvest in a few weeks.
Being big fans of the Tiny Farm Blog, we are now trying one of his tried and true methods of carrot germination – the burlap method. We got burlap sacks from our friend at Crooked River Coffee, a local roaster in the area. We are excited to see how this method works. Basically, the burlap […]
Last year we purchased a Jang Clean Seeder for planting rows of veggies. The past 2 weekends we have used the seeder and wanted to share an update of how it works. Since, we are still awaiting germination on most of the plants, we cannot comment too much on its precision in terms of the […]
On April 2nd, the temperature reached 87 degrees, a new record. Time to get out in the dirt and start planting! Since this is our first year growing for market, we’ve scaled our growing capacity quite a bit and purchased tools to make the transition a bit easier. This post outlines what we are doing to prepare […]