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What the plot looks like in mid-July

Although it’s been hot and dry, everything on the farm looks rock solid and we are having our best year yet. I’m not sure if it’s all the great WWOOF volunteers, the drip irrigation system, the compost tea brewing, or maybe we are just finally starting to get the hang of farming….I’m not sure, but we […]

Honey harvest

Well, it’s not much, but we did get some honey from the girls this year. Unfortunately, the hive couldn’t recover from an early summer swarm and a second swarm later in the summer. We tried to re-queen (you can buy a queen on the internet for $20), but for whatever reason, it didn’t work and […]

It's winter and we are still enjoying our produce…

We are well into the cold months  and we are still enjoying onions, garlic, potatoes and even carrots as part of our weekly meals. It will be a sad day when I have to buy onions at the grocery store again. Potatoes and garlic should hold through winter and carrots are still in the ground. […]

So, just how much food can you grow on 1/8th acre???

This weekend we decided to be done for the season. We still have produce in the ground, and we plan to harvest what we can and have given away some veggies to family, friends and loyal customers, but we are also tired and ready to move into planning mode for next season. We learned a […]