As the afternoon shadows get longer, Michelle checks out the harvest board to see what's left to do for tomorrow's farmers' market. This same whiteboard is now in its third season of service, a little worse for the wear, with the surface no longer coming clean, and one edge of … [Read more...] about Harvest board revisited
CSA shares are packed for another Monday of on-farm pick-up! It's one of those great hits of momentary satisfaction to see them all, 100% absolutely and finally done, waiting to be collected. Mel, Jordan (above), Michelle, and Tara were all in the field, and the whole harvest … [Read more...] about Packing shares: done!
It's a harvest Friday, second for the farmers' market, and first for CSA, but the load is still light. After picking snap peas, we spent the day doing other field work. In the photo, Libby, Jordan and Michelle are hand-weeding the small strip of spring-planted garlic, and we … [Read more...] about Early season harvest day
Another fine temporary measure this spring (and another of the many things the trusty Kubota compact tractor can do) is our new spot-watering method. Michelle waters in a last, experimentally late tray of onions with a slightly modified, inexpensive ($5) plastic watering can that … [Read more...] about Another hand-watering method
Nice sun, but kinda cool and definitely windy. Michelle came by for a day of mostly organizing and arranging: managing seedlings, and measuring and staking out garden sections (now, according to the new garden map). We're once again using 50' (15.2m) squares as the basic garden … [Read more...] about 50 feet!