September 29, 2016

We are drying out from all the rain of the last weeks. The vegetable fields sport new ruts in the drive paths, and Byrds Creek, which flows through our pastures, overflowed its banks for the second time this summer. Recently seeded beds of spinach were washed out. And...

September 22, 2016

And the rain continues. We are spending a lot of time wet and muddy. The insect world seems to like it though as bugs are everywhere! Creepy crawlies, flying gnats and mosquitos, spiders, you name it – we got it. Yuck!

The extra moisture is affecting the pepper harvest....

September 15, 2016

Nights feel cooler, and the air seems to be changing. Fall is coming, and we aren't ready yet. It feels like Mother Nature isn't quite ready either. Mosquitoes, usually prevalent in summer, are abundant on our farm right now. And they are voracious. They hide in the to...

September 8, 2016

This week has revolved around picking beans. We have lots (emphasis on lots) of beans and are picking a couple of rows every day. Anyone who stops to visit or drop something off is strongly encouraged to grab a bucket and join in! 

However, we did take Labor Day off. It...

September 1, 2016

With school starting, nights often a little cooler, and daylight decreasing a minute or so every day, our thoughts are turning toward fall and winter. We are planting for our winter shares. Last week’s rain has made it challenging. We had five inches Wednesday, enough...

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