Large amounts of spinach are back again, the germination for the planting we are harvesting now was near 99% with the plants in the row spaced so even. This is after quite a few plantings with less than 15% germination. We plant but there are so many factors that we hardly even understand. Continue Reading
The nights are getting cool. It is time to be thinking about preparing food for winter. Bulk beans and really nice canning tomatoes are abundant. If you wish to freeze sweet corn this year this is the time. There is a huge amount ready now and this is the last big planting. The warm JulyContinue Reading It is time time-bulk beans and tomatoes
It is Labor day weekend and the gardens are near the peak of glory. There is an abundance of heirloom, slicing, roma and cherry tomatoes; green and yellow beans; all sorts of melons; sweet corn; summer and winter squash; cucumbers; and so much more. We have lot of canning tomatoes, beans, beets etc. The womenContinue Reading Labor day weekend schedule
Free watermelon and cantaloupe samples. We will be cutting various melons through out the next few days and serving samples. Just ask for yours when you stop to get something good for supper. This stand is packed with so many choices today. TomatoesSlicer $2.25 / LB Sweet Corn $5 / Dozen Eggs Large $2.5 /Continue Reading Free watermelon and cantaloupe sample
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)