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Farm Happenings at Ecosystem Farm

Growings On 6/27/20

Posted on June 27th, 2020
Somehow, my strawberry field is still producing! I designed the soil in this field for longevity over years, but apparently it also has some season extension action happening. We're not getting as much as we did at the peak, but we pulled 45 lbs out of it on Thursday and that's nothing to sneeze at1 read more »

Growings On for June 28, 2020

Posted on June 23rd, 2020
Ecosystem Farm - ask nicely, and you might get a kitten in your share! We found this little squirt on Friday at the Wrecking Barn as a storm was rolling in. Between that and the road running through the property, I didn't put much store by his chances. So I popped him in a cereal box and he spent 41 read more »

Growings On 6/20/20

Posted on June 20th, 2020
Anyone want a kitten? We found this little squirt as a storm was coming in at the Wrecking Barn, and then almost immediately realized that Luna's understanding that cats are friends only extended to the cats we live with. Despite being covered in slobber and surrounded by the chaos of big things ta1 read more »

Growings On 6/13/20

Posted on June 13th, 2020
Apparently the latest attempt at corporate greenwashing is Hellman's Food Relief Fund. They're trying to film a commercial capitalizing on small farms - oh, look, the poor small farmer can't sell her crops, here's Hellman's to the rescue! Let's film you happily tossing produce around in your fields1 read more »

Growings On 6/10/20

Posted on June 9th, 2020
Over the weekend we spent several hours collecting microbes and feeding them.  Why? The organisms in soil are the key to how I can farm the way I do - plants depend on those fungi, bacteria, nematodes, flagellates, cilliates and microarthropods to get the nutrients they need. When a plant has1 read more »


Posted on June 5th, 2020
Welcome to the CSA for Ecosystem Farm at Wrecking Barn! I'm so glad you've chosen to join us! My name is Kirsten, and I started farming almost four years ago on the Mennonite Church property in East Atlanta. I pride myself on growing without any pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or chemical fertil1 read more »

Growings On 6/2/20

Posted on June 2nd, 2020
As an update to last week's opportunity to purchase a farm... I still don't know what's happening. I probably won't get to purchase the property. But I have figured out that I really have no bad options. And that's a huge relief. I asked a farm consultant to poke holes in my numbers, and she came b1 read more »