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Spring growth in hoophouse

In foreground: broccoli rabe, then Hakurei salad turnips, then beets. These Crops did great. We are still harvesting beets and broccoli rabe but the turnips are gone and the space has been replanted to tomatoes.

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Maple Sugarin’ Season

The woods are alive with the sound of dripping as the maple trees fill up the buckets with cool sweet tree sap or Ent Draught as I like to call it. The weather has been perfect the past few days … Continue reading

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Radish seedlings break through soil in March

The first seeds of the season were planted a couple weeks ago in the smaller hoophouse and are just starting to poke through the surface. This hoophouse is unheated and will drop down well below zero Celsius ¬†at night. These … Continue reading

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The new hoophouse gets its skin.

The new hoophouse got its plastic poly covering a couple weeks ago when we had a nice warm calm day. The soil has been warming up and drying out over the past couple weeks and is almost ready to be … Continue reading

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Herb Cuttings

This past Sunday I took the first cuttings of the year. Hopefully, these cuttings will sprout roots and grow into healthy herb plants. These stem cuttings are stripped of excess leaves and then placed into plastic plug trays. The trays … Continue reading

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January

Seasonable temps and occasional sunshine certainly help make this month bearable and with the right hobbies it can be quite enjoyable, namely cooking, eating and soaking up the sun inside a hoophouse

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New Website!

Hello Everyone, I just got this new website format through wordpress and I will be working on building it in the months ahead. There is a lot of planning going on here at the farm. During these cold months I … Continue reading

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