Farm Happenings at Rise N Shine Farm
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Farm Happenings at Rise N Shine Farm

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2020

Posted on October 24th, 2020
400 lbs of Garlic is planted along with another 16 acres of winter rye and Daikon radishes for a cover crop.  And we did our final planting of the greenhouses. From now until February we will turn our sites away from planting and focus on harvesting, equipment repairs, construction projects and... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 20, 2020

Posted on October 17th, 2020
About 16,000 strawberry plants arrived Thursday and we had them all tucked in to their new homes by dark. They are off to a good start and looked good and healthy when they arrived.  They'll sit there and grow and think sweet, red, juicy thoughts all winter.   And the bottom right picture... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 13, 2020

Posted on October 10th, 2020
The carrots are looking great! Jose just finished cleaning them with our Little Bitty tractor ahead of the rain.  Now they are ready to grow a lot before it gets really cold and should be ready to harvest by January.  Maybe December.  Things grow slow this time of year! We also planted... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 6, 2020

Posted on October 3rd, 2020
Rutabagas stretching on to the tree line.  They should be ready by December or January to be cut up and roasted or added to a hardy soup or stew.  The fall greens harvest is starting to trickle in now that the weather has cooled a bit.  We are enjoying working in this awesome weather! Please... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 29, 2020

Posted on September 25th, 2020
It's not my best picture but it's all I got from the field this week.  The fall garden is coming on strong and really enjoying this weather.  We will start to have more and more roots and greens as the season progresses.   At the same time we are preparing new fields that should... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2020

Posted on September 21st, 2020
We were able to dig a lot of sweet potatoes before the rain last week.  I was really worried that we were going to get a massive amount of rain in torrential downpours but thankfully we did not.  The rain we got was perfect for the crops.  This crisp, fall weather has been very nice and... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 22, 2020

Posted on September 19th, 2020
We were able to dig a lot of sweet potatoes before the rain last week.  I was really worried that we were going to get a massive amount of rain in torrential downpours but thankfully we did not.  The rain we got was perfect for the crops.  Crisp, fall weather appears to be on the way next... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2020

Posted on September 15th, 2020
Sometimes you're forced to experience the beauty of the world.  Saturday was one of those mornings as I went down to the river to get more water running on the crops.  I'm so thankful for these experiences and reminders that we are here to enjoy and honor life. My heart goes out to all the... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 15, 2020

Posted on September 12th, 2020
Sometimes you're forced to experience the beauty of the world.  This was one of those mornings as I went down to the river to get more water running on the crops.  I'm so thankful for these experiences and reminders that we are here to enjoy and honor life. My heart goes out to all the people... read more »