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

Farm Happenings for July 29, 2019

Posted on July 27th, 2019
We have not done our own plant starts since 2007.  Since then we have bought them from a local organic nursery. Sharon (the nursery lady) had to stop doing it last year and after a bad experience with another nursery this spring we are finally up and running again doing our own starts! This brings... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 22, 2019

Posted on July 20th, 2019
This is our trusty 39 year old pea sheller waiting to get to work shelling hundreds of pounds of peas.  Unfortunately it is not so trusty anymore so I am going to get a replacement next week in Moultrie, GA where they are made.  I'm getting another 'new to me' one that has been refurbished. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 15, 2019

Posted on July 13th, 2019
The 'drenched in sweat by 8 AM' days are here!  It seems impossible to drink enough water.  We are finally getting a little bit of much needed rain, but it's a double edged sword.  Great for the crops but it keeps the humidity up.  It feels like we are working in a sauna, but somewhere... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 8, 2019

Posted on July 6th, 2019
This is Molly!  I got her to help Annie protect the chickens.  But then my wife and kids stole her and from the looks of it I may not get her back!  She's a sweet puppy.  A Great Pyrenees which is a great breed for protecting flocks.  I keep telling them she is going to get big... read more »