Winter Planning mode

We spend a lot of time planning out our season in the winter.  We have spreadsheets that tell us how many pounds of carrots per bed, and other spreadsheets that tell us how many pounds of carrots we go through in a week.  We can then calculate how many beds of carrots...

No-till Tomatoes: are we really doing this?

Our no-till planting experiment has taken another round; we have now actually planted tomatoes into the no-tilled field!  It was clear after spending a day in the heat getting those tomatoes in the ground that we are substituting some heavy tractor work, to till the...

Cracking Jokes and Cracking Garlic

Rainy Day activities get a little hard to find in November, and we have a big crew on Fridays.  But there’s still some garlic left to crack!  The garlic seed that we plant is just cloves of garlic planted in late Fall.  Each clove grows into a head; before you...
A good day for sailing

A good day for sailing

The forecast for Wednesday was for a SW wind, around 15 miles per hour, with gusts up to 38 miles per hour.  On our list for Wednesday:  covering our late fall salad greens with row cover, and raising the Harvest Festival tent.  In other words, two jobs involving...