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Early Spring Pre-Abundance

January 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Its been a while since I've been at market because I'm working really hard on planting and farm projects, but the extra day of field work is making a big difference. Here is a play [...]

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Crazy Rains and Yacon Harvest

December 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The rains were very late this year. After the dry season, I wait for the first rains of fall to soak the ground, which allow me to fork, hoe, and plant it for winter. Because [...]

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Rain Event

December 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A good soaking rain is a critical event and preparedness can possibly affect the outcome of the entire season when it comes to cover crop timing. Some of my farming practices revolve around the timing [...]

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Final Prodcts and Some Performers from the Ground Circus

November 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Leek grass and cilantro with the cooling succulence of the ice plant Miniature Japanese variety Mini-butterhead hearts (it takes a butter head to grow one), purple orach, chickweed, tiny tatsoi [...]

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Using Sunflower Greens for Smoothies

November 18th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earth-Grown Sunflower Greens harvested the night before market. These greens are a great value because of their short stems. The good stuff is in the cotyledon and we sacrifice a lot of yield by [...]

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working the earth

July 22nd, 2014|

these are some essential elements of my farming. kukicha stem tea over coffee, making compost, and working the ground with hand tools

Some tools of the trade

July 22nd, 2014|

these are some tools that are used in production and harvesting. the quick cut harvester is very impressive, but don't feel comfortable in the ability to sanitize the cloth hopper or macrame brush that comes [...]

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