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

Farm Happenings for January 21, 2021

Posted on January 21st, 2021
The winter harvest continues this week as we start getting ready for planting season to begin.  Within a few weeks we will plant new rounds of arugula, salad mix, spinach, kales and more to replace our overwintered crops.  And we will start our early tomatoes! Sadly we will still have to wait... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 12, 2021

Posted on January 19th, 2021
After a several month process of designing, researching, purchasing and waiting we finally have something to show for our new walk in cooler.  We have an army of smaller walk in coolers and walk in cooler trailers that stay maxed out.  This will greatly enhance our cooling capacity and allow... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 12, 2021

Posted on January 13th, 2021
After a several month process of designing, researching, purchasing and waiting we finally have something to show for our new walk in cooler.  We have an army of smaller walk in coolers and walk in cooler trailers that stay maxed out.  This will greatly enhance our cooling capacity and allow... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 12, 2021

Posted on January 7th, 2021
Hello! I hope you are having a great start to the new year! We are staying busy inventorying seed, ordering seed and planning for next year all while keeping the harvest rolling in and out.  We have maxed out our refrigeration space so a 'new to me' walk in cooler is showing up by the end of the... read more »

Farm Happenings for January 5, 2021

Posted on January 1st, 2021
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I got to have a much needed break with these cuties.  They always keep it fun and interesting.  May you all have a wonderful 2021 and EAT WELL this year! We have big changes coming in the next month or so.  Be on the lookout... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 15, 2020

Posted on December 12th, 2020
Our new flock of hens is loving the pasture and fresh air.  They'll stay in this paddock another couple weeks and then move to another one.  After that we will bed them down with a lot mulch hay in a smaller yard during the deep winter months when nothing grows and mud is abundant.   This... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 8, 2020

Posted on December 5th, 2020
Most everything did quite well in the first hard freeze of the year last week.  Some crops even seemed to grow faster under the frost blankets!  Tis the season for maintenance, construction projects and planning. A hydraulic leak on a 40 year old tractor, a bush hog mower in need of blades... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 3, 2020

Posted on December 1st, 2020
The cool season is off to a VERY cold start! We stayed busy last weekend getting our frost blankets ready and tightening up the greenhouses.   I say bring on the cold!  It will kill some pests and weeds and make the roots and greens sweeter.   Please remember to wear a mask... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 1, 2020

Posted on November 28th, 2020
The cool season is off to a VERY cold start! If your pick up location is outside I encourage you to pick up Tuesday night and not on Wednesday morning because the greens will possibly freeze and ruin.  We are busy this weekend getting our frost blankets ready and tightening up the greenhouses.   I... read more »