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Happy New Year!

Ah, the white of winter inside and out……. Until the covers come off!  

Ode to Winter Greens

                Sometimes (OK, often), December and the holidays appear out of nowhere.  Wasn’t it just early fall so recently, yet now it feels like winter has really set in and is here for keeps.  So it is this week.               Snow covers […]

Coming Together

As if operating on an off-kilt calendar there they came… over the river and through the woods! Cousin Kelsey reached out and next thing you knew more relatives from near and far wanted to gather and there we were twelve members of our extended family grateful for each other and our meal. It is a […]

Community Support!

Saturday’s forecast seemed perfect to operate on the hoophouse. The ridge vent has had some chronic leaking problems, due to being pulled out of alignment by the fan-fed air bubble. Team Rimol had advised we add stabilizers to each bow instead of the normally directed every other. Mike and Andrew spied the break in the […]

Hoop House #2 is going up

Bit by steel bit, our second hoop house is on its way up!  Yesterday space was defined as all of the bows were launched in the air and then nicely bolted to the groundposts. Then began the more tedious work of the cross braces and purlins supports (to add stability).  It is exciting to think […]