A Field of Fabric

I am always amazed at how much the farm changes in a relatively short period of time, especially in spring.  The transition from brown to green happens so quickly.  Ironically, for a short while, we won’t even see some of this new green in the field.  Why?  We keep it hidden!   Certain pests will…

Time to Pot-up

Over the past few weeks (and for another week to come) the crew has been potting-up in the greenhouse. Potting-up is the term we use to describe the transfer of a plant from a small cell to a larger cell or pot.   Cells are the individual spaces in a plastic container called a flat. The…

For the Love of Beans

Beans are a big part of our diet here on the farm.  For years it’s been the same old dry beans from the store: black, pinto, red, navy.  It doesn’t have to be this way.  There are thousands of varieties of heirloom beans.  Beautiful beans.  So many varieties that cook up so many different ways. …