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

Farm Happenings for June 1, 2020

Posted on May 30th, 2020
We planted a late crop of melons last week and now we set our sites on 19,000 sweet potato plants, butternut, acorn and delicata squash and more! The bulk of summer planting will be done this next week if things go mostly as planned.  Some of our first crop of melons has some fungal funk but hopefully... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 30, 2020

Posted on May 28th, 2020
  Summer planting continues as does the harvest!  We planted our final rounds of sweet corn (Silver Queen and Seminole) and more beans and squash, cucumbers, and more.  A second round of melons will go in the ground this week along with another round of lima beans and field peas... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 28, 2020

Posted on May 25th, 2020
Summer planting continues as does the harvest!  We planted our final rounds of sweet corn (Silver Queen and Seminole) and more beans and squash, cucumbers, and more.  A second round of melons will go in the ground this week along with another round of lima beans and field peas and the... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 25, 2020

Posted on May 22nd, 2020
Summer planting continues as does the harvest!  We planted our final rounds of sweet corn (Silver Queen and Seminole) and more beans and squash, cucumbers, and more.  A second round of melons will go in the ground next week along with another round of lima beans and field peas.  Now we... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 23, 2020

Posted on May 21st, 2020
The sunny warm days were upon us last week and the spring garden needed a bit of a water boost.  The forecast last Saturday showed this week being very dry so we spent a lot of time getting drip tape irrigation ready on several crops and then Sunday it changed to wet, wet, wet!  It... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 21, 2020

Posted on May 19th, 2020
The sunny warm days were upon us last week and the spring garden needed a bit of a water boost.  The forecast on Saturday showed this week being very dry so we spent a lot of time getting drip tape irrigation ready on several crops and then Sunday it changed to wet, wet, wet!  It never... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 18, 2020

Posted on May 16th, 2020
The sunny warm days are upon us and the spring garden needed a bit of a water boost.  April and May weather has been great for growing generally but the wet January through March really slowed our outdoor spring garden down.  We still have yet to harvest any kale or collards from the field. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 16, 2020

Posted on May 14th, 2020
This is Annie and a good portion of our chicken flock living large.  Annie and Rossi, our other Great Pyrenees, are absolutely essential to protecting our hens and letting them run around as they please.  They keep coyotes, foxes and wild dogs at bay and even chase down hawks that try to swoop... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 14, 2020

Posted on May 11th, 2020
This is Annie and a good portion of our chicken flock living large.  Annie and Rossi, our other Great Pyrenees, are absolutely essential to protecting our hens and letting them run around as they please.  They keep coyotes, foxes and wild dogs at bay and even chase down hawks that try to swoop... read more »