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

Farm Happenings for June 14th Week

Posted on June 10th, 2021
LOTS of good stuff growing!  The melons are about a month out and tomatoes are starting to trickle in.  All the garlic is pulled and curing and the beans are growing (if I can keep the deer out of them).     read more »

Farm Happenings for June 7th Week

Posted on June 3rd, 2021
It's a hen's world out here!  They love pecking around in the early morning and late afternoons.  Not so much in the heat of the day.  That's when they do most of their egg laying business and lay in the shade taking dust baths.   After some irrigating and time we finally have... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 31st Week

Posted on May 27th, 2021
It's a hen's world out here!  They love pecking around in the early morning and late afternoons.  Not so much in the heat of the day.  That's when they do most of their egg laying business and lay in the shade taking dust baths.   The super dry heat wave of the May 17th week... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 24th Week

Posted on May 20th, 2021
The picture shows our crew packing up the good stuff.  It's quite the production getting lots of boxes packed with 100 plus different items within a few hours!   The cool spring is finally giving away to the heat this week which means it's time for lots of summer planting.  Our first... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 17th Week

Posted on May 13th, 2021
My wife Elisabeth reminded me yesterday that we have not had a May like this since 2005.  It was a beautiful spring but very chilly in the mornings.  She remembers it well because she was working on a neighbor's farm picking leafy greens before sunrise.  That task can make your fingers... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 6th

Posted on May 6th, 2021
Ellijay Mushrooms is now Certified Organic!  They have been certified naturally grown for many years but now we welcome them to the organic community.  Howard Berk, pictured with a shiitake mushroom log, and his team at Ellijay Mushrooms grow fantastic mushrooms right here in the north Georgia... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 29, 2021

Posted on April 29th, 2021
Welcome to the Rise 'N Shine Main Season!The strawberries are really doing their thing now and looking beautiful as are the kale, collard, spinach and other crops.To get the most out of your Rise 'N Shine box take time to review what's in your box and click on the link to get to know the swap page. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 26th Week

Posted on April 22nd, 2021
Welcome to the first week of the Rise 'N Shine Main Season!The strawberries are really doing their thing now and looking beautiful as are the kale, collard, spinach and other crops.To get the most out of your Rise 'N Shine box take time to review what's in your box and click on the link to get to know... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 13, 2021

Posted on April 14th, 2021
The picture shows Maylee watering in our newly planted fig trees!  We are excited to get these in the ground and look forward to some figs in a few years!  Next we will set our sites on Asparagus and all the summer crops. If you have not signed up for the main season that starts April 27th... read more »