Farm Happenings at Ridge to Reef Farm
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Farm Happenings at Ridge to Reef Farm


Posted on June 24th, 2020
Summer is having fun with us already. This past week brought all of us a 50-year dust storm from Africa.  The sky was heavy for days, the sun blotted out like a moon in a Star Wars movie (Tantooine, Endor?), and at times we could hardly see across the farm valley. Indeed, the force was st1 read more »

Summer is here!

Posted on June 17th, 2020
This week's farm share delivery falls on the Summer solstice and the seasonal change is showing! Warm season crops like our young watermelon patch (pictured above) are loving the longest days of the year while they stretch new vines across the soil and tiny yellow flowers appear. The corn seed1 read more »

Rains and bumping crops

Posted on June 10th, 2020
We have had a surprise blessing of heavy rains in the past few days that have brought a much needed push for the crops we are growing for our Farm Share community. Lately, in the dusty dryness, it's been such an effort to keep crops even minimally watered.  It has been a daunting task to put n1 read more »

The Little Things

Posted on June 3rd, 2020
It has always amazed me that food grows from little seeds sown in the ground. Beans recently shoved into the soft soil have pushed their way back towards the sun and are now creating food for our farm share members in future weeks.  Despite a dry heat lately, tiny round brassica seeds have pop1 read more »