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The Customer Connection

The Customer Connection

Well, I’ll admit it. We turned on the heat for the first time this week. Mornings have been cold, and we savor our coffee a bit longer as we wait for the sky to brighten over the field…

Lean Sweet Acre

Lean Sweet Acre

For the first time we are focusing a lot of effort this fall on preparing our field for Spring planting. It’s a tip we picked up while reading “The Lean Farm” earlier in the Spring (the last time we had time to read). The book focuses on…

No-Till Update

No-Till Update

This spring we made a few leaps toward establishing a “no-till” system for the farm. Broadly speaking, no-till means we disrupt the soil as little as possible in order to allow the biology from earthworms to allow micro-organisms to proliferate and do the important work of making nutrients available to our crops…

Flowering

Flowering

Last year, upon noticing the incredible array of butterflies, bees, (bumble and otherwise), and hummingbirds in the front, we decided to bring the show to the back fields as well to benefit the vegetables.
The amount of insects I rudely awake each morning out cutting makes me worry about my karma….

Here Comes July!

Here Comes July!

We’re cruising into the real heart of summer, with July just a few days away. This is the breathless time when we are doing all of the things at once: final field preparation for Fall crops, seeding of said Fall crops, transitioning spent Spring beds to next plantings of leafy greens and roots…

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