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

Farm Happenings for October 18th Week

Posted on October 14th, 2021
New items this week: Hot Sauce from Cultured Traditions and our sweet potatoes! I had to share a picture of our fig trees before they start to go dormant for the winter.  We planted about 100 trees this spring and they are looking great!  Maybe we will get a small harvest next year and hopefully... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 11th Week

Posted on October 7th, 2021
New products this week! Roasted Organic Peanuts, Hickory Smoked Pecans, Chocolate Bark is back in stock along with vegan cheezes. We got more than half of the sweet potato crop harvest ahead of the rain.  The potatoes are smaller this year due to so much rain this summer, but overall not a bad... read more »

Farm Happenings for Week of October 4th

Posted on October 5th, 2021
Last week the days started hours before sunrise as we rushed to take advantage of a break from the rain.  We replanted carrots, arugula, turnips and more as well as strawberries, cleaned up finished fields and dug most of our sweet potato crop.  Between the caterpillars and the buckets... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 4th Week

Posted on September 30th, 2021
Days are starting hours before sunrise now as we rush to take advantage of a break from the rain.  We are replanting carrots, arugula, turnips and more as well as planting strawberries, cleaning up finished fields and trying to dig some sweet potatoes before the next round of rain comes in.   read more »

Farm Happenings for Week of September 27th

Posted on September 28th, 2021
It's Fall!  And a beautiful start to it.  Although a bit sad for me because a combo of 4 inches of rain and army worms rotted and ate a lot of seeds and plants I just planted (carrots the being the saddest). BUT that's farming!  We will be very busy replanting, planting strawberries and... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 27th Week

Posted on September 23rd, 2021
It's Fall!  And a beautiful start to it.  Although a bit sad for me because 4 inches of rain rotted a lot of seeds I just planted (carrots the being the saddest) and army worms are making holes in lots of greens.  BUT that's farming!  As soon as it dries out we will be very busy replanting,... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 20th Week

Posted on September 16th, 2021
The greens are coming, I promise!  (and yes the weeds too, but we'll get those taken care of if/when it dries up)  Our lacinato and red Russian kales and collards are looking great.  Spinach and bok choy is sprouted and our arugula is popping up too.  We are still harvesting lots... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 13th Week

Posted on September 9th, 2021
So maybe now the weather is getting ready for planting??? We did get a lot of plants in the ground before and after the hurricane rain, but now I need the ground to dry so I can prep it for direct seeding.  I REALLY need to get my winter carrot crop planted pronto.  We keep getting hit by 1/2... read more »

Farm Happenings for Week of September 6th

Posted on September 1st, 2021
It's Fall Planting season!! Yippee! After 4 inches of hurricane rain, the weather seems just about right for planting.  The picture shows Jose, Mari and Margarita getting brussel sprouts and broccoli in the ground a few days before the deluge.   Now we set our sites on kohl rabi, kale,... read more »