Finally got around to at least getting the base of the hoophouse anchored. This whole decision of whether to build it now or wait till spring has been up in the air for a while. At least, with the 4x4 rough cut cedar beams that hold up the steel ribs positioned and the anchor … [Read more...] about Anchoring the hoophouse
Archives for November 2011
Well ahead of the pack, Veseys takes first new seed catalog of the year. They're a pretty marketing-oriented company, they get their stuff out early—this actually arrived a while ago, but I only got my hands on it now! Which is fine by me. I haven't been this, well, EXCITED with … [Read more...] about First seed catalog of the year!
Another in my series of possibly-not-so-appetizing photos of oh-so-delicious food. Local food. Ingredients either grown by me or gotten from those who did. I still find knowing where your food comes from endlessly satisfying, it doesn't get old. Anyhow, without further ado, on to … [Read more...] about Beef and eggplant stew!
Really can't think what delivery of basic farm supplies could make me happier than today's six truckloads of well-aged cow manure. Since we don't have an on-farm source, getting this from a farm less than a mile (1.6km) down the road, loaded to order and delivered by the farmer … [Read more...] about Like a pile of gold!