Garlic on the trailer. A couple people use a digging fork to dig the garlic up, very carefully, so that the bulbs aren’t damaged. A couple others brush off the dirt and place the garlic on the trailer. We let the garlic dry a bit in the sunshine before placing it in our curing racks. This allows the dirt to easily fall off.
Can you believe that us farmers’ are thinking about fall just upon summers arrival? We are now beginning to seed our first succession of fall crops which includes broccoli, kale, collard greens and cabbage. We are seeding transplants so we are once again filling up our propagation greenhouse benches. This […]

Turning the corner

We hoed the garlic. First Carl used Heido Ho, and she did an excellent job in getting most of the weeds between our garlic beds (the isles) and between the garlic rows (the middle of the garlic beds.) Then we came through with hoes and worked in a little fertilizer and zapped away the rest of the weeds. Wouldn’t it be lovely if no more weeds grow in the garlic the rest of the season?
Our weather here in the mountains has been very warm so things around the farm are growing ever so quickly. It has been in the 70’s during the day which is a little unusual to have temperatures this warm in March. We are currently working on fencing the pig pasture […]

Things are growing!