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Farm Happenings at Rare Earth Farm

Farm Happenings for August 6, 2020

Posted on July 31st, 2020
It's August and tomatoes are finally starting to ripen. At the time of authoring this edition of Happenings we just made our first sweep through the field for gold cherry tomatoes. Not getting quite as much as we'll need for the week we'll scour through the field again in a few days.  So the... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 30, 2020

Posted on July 24th, 2020
Our garlic will be harvested soon but first removing the curly seed stem shown in this weeks feature image helps to size up the bulb that's still underground. This part of the garlic plant which is typically removed is called the "scape". While we're waiting to harvest the bulb the scape can be used... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 23, 2020

Posted on July 17th, 2020
Weeds galore! One of the hardest tasks on the farm is weeding. It seems most people have a hard time putting themselves into the right state of mind enabling them to endure through this arduous but essential undertaking. What cultivating with our machinery can't catch the rest has to be done by hand.... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 16, 2020

Posted on July 10th, 2020
Planting mid season peppers in greenhouse read more »

Farm Happenings for July 9, 2020

Posted on July 3rd, 2020
This weeks feature photo was taken during the spreading of straw mulch over a bed of young pickling cucumbers. Where and whenever possible mulch is spread over planted areas to control weeds, hold moisture, and to preserve and maintain a healthy population of microbial life in the soil. Simple truth... read more »