We had rain!!!! If you are a farmer (even on a tiny scale in a garden counts) there is a tendency to be in tune with how much we rely on many factors such as sunshine and rain and orderly growing conditions such as no untimely freezes etc. for our very life to prosper onContinue Reading Rain!
Corn, Big cabbage, Eggplant, Tomatillo, Cantaloupe and watermelon are just a few newcomers to the selection at our stand. All this is grown without chemicals. There is no other place in this area quite like our stand. We have a huge selection of local produce grown by organic methods (mostly not certified). We grow aContinue Reading Corn, Big cabbage, Cantaloupe and watermelon
Yesterday’s picking of cucumbers and pickles gave over 750 pounds and two long bean rows here in my garden gave over 200 lbs of beans. Basil, beets, cabbage squash, lettuce- the gardens are giving us lots of good gifts. It is time now to be making pesto, pickles and sauerkraut. Canning tomatoes and sweet cornContinue Reading Over 750 pounds of cucumbers last evening
We are opening the fields for u-pick strawberries in the morning (July 7) at 7 AM for a half price (85 cents per lb) gleaning style picking. There are quite a few out there, they are small but so good. During the early part of next week the berry patches will also be open forContinue Reading Last strawberry picking Saturday July7
It is hot and dry on this farm but the weeding, irrigation, and harvest still goes on. We started picking this morning at daybreak. Besides strawberries we picked 300 lbs of assorted lettuce, 80 lbs of snap peas and 50 lbs of spinach along with a few tomatoes and cucumbers and many other things. Zucchini,Continue Reading Strawberry picking Wednesday July 4th starting at 8 AM.
We will open for u-pick strawberries at 7 AM in the morning (Monday July 2) This heat makes them ripen fast. The next picking day is on Wednesday July 4th. Because it is the 4th of July and also because of the heat we plan to open at 8 am rather than waiting till theContinue Reading Strawberries at 7 AM in the morning (Monday July 2)
Strawberry picking in the morning starting at 7 AM (Saturday, June 30). We are open even if it is raining. We are open if it is hot. Come in the morning for your berries. It does not hurt the berry bushes to pick in the rain. It does not hurt them to pick in theContinue Reading It does not hurt the berry bushes to pick in the sunshine.
Strawberry picking this afternoon starting at 2 PM (Wednesday, June 27). We are open even if it is raining. It does not hurt the berry bushes to pick in the rain. It is only an issue of the comfort of the picker. We are getting towards the later part of the strawberry seasonContinue Reading Strawberry picking this afternoon starting at 2 PM (Wednesday, June 27).
We are opening for u-pick strawberries in the morning (Monday, June 25) starting at 7 AM. We are right about halfway through strawberry season right now. The berry size is tending to be smaller this year than sometimes so containers will not fill real fast. I walked the fields this evening-there is quite a bit readyContinue Reading Strawberries need cool rainy evenings in addition to the sunshine.
We are opening for u-pick strawberries in the morning (Saturday, June 23) starting at 7 AM. We are right in the middle of strawberry season and tomorrow will probably be the peak picking of the season. The berry size is tending to be smaller this year than sometimes so containers will not fill real fast. ThisContinue Reading U-pick strawberries in the morning (Saturday, June 23) starting at 7 AM