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

Farm Happenings for January 30th Week

Posted on January 26th, 2023
The tomatoes are started!  We have 2,800 seeds planted and thinking happy thoughts on the heat mats in our nursery house.  We have to be patient though.  It'll be late May to early June before they are ready.   Everything grows SO SLOW this time of year!  We are getting... read more »

Farm Happenings forJanuary 23rd Week

Posted on January 24th, 2023
Everything grows SO SLOW this time of year!  We are getting some kale from North Carolina farms this week so we can let ours take a break and hopefully size up a bit.   NEW item!  GA Extra Virgin Olive Oil!  Give it a try! We have several varieties of organic apples this week... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 23rd Week

Posted on January 19th, 2023
Everything grows SO SLOW this time of year!  We are getting some kale from North Carolina farms this week so we can let ours take a break and hopefully size up a bit.   We have lots of fun offerings this week with new citrus and several varieties of organic apples.  There are no... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 16th Week

Posted on January 12th, 2023
Planting for the new year has begun!  The picture shows a new crop of lettuce going in.  We are also planting new crops of kale, collards, chard, spinach, arugula and more.   This time of year we can only grow various types of roots and greens in our area.  The tomatoes, beans,... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 9th Week

Posted on January 5th, 2023
Crops that I thought died from the arctic blast have come back nicely.  This arugula looked completely dead, but it had enough of a little green sprig of life to bounce back fast.  Even the carrots that were not covered outside did ok!  I thought for sure they were gone, but nope! Enjoy... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 2nd Week

Posted on December 29th, 2022
Happy New Year! I hope you have a wonderful year!   New Products!  Fresh, local pies from Pies, Pies and More.  Just so you know!  I'm not trying to break any new year's resolutions here! The recent arctic blast did a number on some of our crops but most of them did quite... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 26th Week

Posted on December 22nd, 2022
The hard freezes came early this year!  This is when the high tunnels earn their keep.  It can be 20 degrees warmer inside of them which makes a world of difference.  And blankets give them some extra love to keep them happy.   read more »

Farm Happenings for December 19th Week

Posted on December 15th, 2022
As the temperatures dip below freezing during these longest nights of the year, the plants in the high tunnels think it is spring!  They just keep on growing right on through the cold nights.   A big part of our field crew has gone back home to Mexico for the winter, Cipriano, Candelario,... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 12th Week

Posted on December 8th, 2022
As we get closer to the shortest day of the year, Biscuit will bask in the sunshine when she can.  She's growing fast and bonding well with her feathered friends.   Enjoy this week's harvest! read more »