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

Farm Happenings for February 28, 2019

Posted on February 25th, 2019
It has been a very trying time on the farm with about 9 inches of rain recorded last week.  The picture shows flood waters right at the door step of the berry patch.  The river rose a lot since that picture was taken and did cover most of the berry patch.  When the flood recedes I'll be... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 25, 2019

Posted on February 22nd, 2019
It has been a very trying week on the farm with more than 6 inches of rain recorded for the week.  The picture shows flood waters right at the door step of the berry patch.  The river has risen since that picture was taken so I'm afraid they are under water.  I hope to investigate later... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 21, 2019

Posted on February 18th, 2019
Spring planting and prepping continues this week in the high tunnels. We need to start prepping outside but with 5 plus inches of rain coming this week it will be a long time before we can.   The picture shows me getting the early tomato houses ready. We should be planting those in early March.   Be... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 18, 2019

Posted on February 16th, 2019
We got all these baby plants in the ground this past week! You can only plant greens this time of year and still only plant in the high tunnels. These are replacement crops of kale, chard, collards and lettuce.  Our overwintered crops will be no good pretty soon.  We also planted more spinach,... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 14, 2019

Posted on February 11th, 2019
The picture shows thousands of baby plants ready to get in the ground.  Spring planting begins!  You can still only plant various greens this time of year. These are replacement crops for collards, kale, chard and lettuce.  Soon I hope to direct seed more arugula, spinach, beets, and bok... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 7, 2019

Posted on February 4th, 2019
Prepping for Spring planting has begun! I love the smell of fresh tilled soil in the spring. After going all winter without smelling the tilled soil it's like a glass of cold water on a hot summer day.  So refreshing!   This week we will plant lettuce, kale, collards and Swiss Chard to... read more »