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

Farm Happenings for April 22, 2019

Posted on April 19th, 2019
Welcome to the first week of the Rise 'N Shine Main Season! The strawberries are slowly but surely ripening up.  We will have just enough for everyone to get a taste this week and hopefully they will start coming in strong by next week.   Please remember to look at the label on your... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 15, 2019

Posted on April 13th, 2019
We finally have some strawberries! They'll be in full swing in another week and as it continues to get warmer and sunnier their flavor will get even better.  The first pick always tastes to me a bit like they developed in cold, wet weather which they did! This is the LAST WEEK  of the cool... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 8, 2019

Posted on April 6th, 2019
The hens are loving this warm weather and the green grass! This past week we finished planting potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce and more in the field.  The outside garden is up and running! If you have not signed up for the main season yet there is still time! Just log in to sign up and get... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 1, 2019

Posted on March 29th, 2019
Spring planting continues this week with potatoes, various greens and more tomatoes in our high tunnels! read more »

Farm Happenings for March 25, 2019

Posted on March 23rd, 2019
It's Spring! I spent the long beautiful first day of Spring plowing and planting. After a long day on the tractor and running around wide open I was greeted at the end of the day by this amazing sunset. What a beautiful gift life is! A long list of crops are in the ground: potatoes (with more coming),... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 18, 2019

Posted on March 15th, 2019
The baby Lacinato Kale is looking good! We are finally getting some dry weather that will hopefully allow us to start planting in the field.  15,000 onions, 6,000 leeks, 7,000 broccoli plants and more are on the roster!! And that doesn't include all the seeding to do - carrots, new spinach, beets,... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 11, 2019

Posted on March 9th, 2019
Rain, rain go away! We really need it to dry out soon so we can plow the fields and start planting outside.  But we are staying busy planting in the high tunnels and fencing in 9 acres for our chickens. Our farm road is so bad that we get stuck regularly in a couple bad spots.  It was completely... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 7, 2019

Posted on March 4th, 2019
The strawberry plants survived the flood!  They look really good after being under water for several days.  I'm very surprised. Other times we have flooded strawberries or other crops they have completely died back but then resprouted green leaves.  My guess is that they were not under... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 4, 2019

Posted on March 1st, 2019
The strawberry plants survived the flood!  They look really good after being under water for several days.  I'm very surprised. Other times we have flooded strawberries or other crops they have completely died back but then resprouted green leaves.  My guess is that they were not under... read more »