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Last Blast of Summer

Ok, perhaps this is the week where summer is truly coming to an end.  The ash trees have lost their leaves, colors flood the hillsides, rain finally came to refresh our dry soils and I think the temperature might also finally bring us some crisp days and nights.               […]

Ode to our Heirloom Tomatoes

We have now started full-on tomato season.  For most people, they are the star of the summer veggies and we all have our favorites. We choose our varieties primarily on taste.  We mostly grow heirlooms for that reason.   We are small, harvest often and can get them beautifully vine ripened and then directly to […]

July on the Farm

These days are packed with activity…blurring the hot, steamy, cool, crisp, rainy, sunny & cloudy days all together often.  Figuring out how to get to much of what is on the to-do list and which things to let be aspirational till next year.  Here is a few things happening at the farm…at least some of […]

Hot and Fueled by Greens

This week was hot, so hot that we’d find the sows starting their day in their mud baths.  I must say, there were moments I was a bit jealous and it was clear they were thinking, “Didn’t we just have snow in the past 2 weeks?”.                   […]

Growing & Ripening

While we are happy to not have drought conditions like the western US, all the live beings on the farm have been happy to see a bit more sun this past week.   It is July and we are in a season of growing and ripening.   And growing is happening.  The ridged hoophouse is […]