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

Farm Happenings for April 2, 2020

Posted on March 31st, 2020
The strawberries are coming! They are maybe a month or so out before starting to trickle in.  We finally had some GREAT sunny days that dried out the fields nicely.  I've never loved seeing puddles shrink as much as I do now.  We worked through the weekend and late through Monday to get... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 30, 2020

Posted on March 28th, 2020
The strawberries are coming! They are maybe a month or so out before starting to trickle in.  We finally have some GREAT sunny days that are drying out the fields nicely.  I've never loved seeing puddles shrink as much as I do now.  I'll be working all weekend getting fields prepped so... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 28, 2020

Posted on March 25th, 2020
  Hello! We have a number of new folks picking up over the coming weeks.   A few important things to remember: DO NOT come pick up a box if you are sick. Send someone else who you have not been in contact with. Wash hands well before coming and use hand sanitizer or gloves prior... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 23, 2020

Posted on March 21st, 2020
Hello! We have a number of new folks picking up over the coming weeks.   A few important things to remember: Only take the box with your name on it Only take eggs from the cooler if eggs are listed on your label Leave returned boxes and packaging in a neat stack DO NOT come pick up... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 21, 2020

Posted on March 18th, 2020
Hello! I hope you are all well in these difficult times.  The Rise 'N Shine team is all healthy and we are taking extra precautions to ensure safe products.  We are taking sign ups for our regular CSA season that starts in late April. Click HERE to sign up for that. We have several pick up... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 16, 2020

Posted on March 13th, 2020
Hello! I hope all of you are well and safe. Currently we plan to continue to distribute produce as normal but we may have to get creative in the very near future.  My crew is all healthy and safe and we are taking extra precautions with cleanliness and sanitation.  That said we were already... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 2, 2020

Posted on February 28th, 2020
The picture shows a nice cover crop of winter rye and radishes.  The radishes are the pretty white flowers.  If we get some warmer days soon I think the bees are gonna jump on that! Cover crops are great for building organic matter, reducing weeds and feeding soil biota.  Now if we can... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 24, 2020

Posted on February 21st, 2020
The pictures shows some happy beets in the high tunnels.  They would not be happy outside in the torrential rains we have had.  The truck at the end of the house is not a Uhaul truck.  It is The Mule.  It carries thousands of lbs of produce from field to barn every week.  A real... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 17, 2020

Posted on February 14th, 2020
We got all these planted in the high tunnels this last week! Kale, collards, chard and lettuce.  This would have been impossible to do outside right now with all the rain.  I'll get a picture of them in the ground next week.  I hope to plant new crops of arugula, salad mix, spinach, bok... read more »