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

Farm Happenings for November 3, 2020

Posted on October 31st, 2020
We finished up the last of the last planting for 2020 (well I do need to plant some fescue in the chicken pasture - it never ends!) All the high tunnels are full of winter produce and looking great.  We still have a few more spots available for the cool season that starts December 1st and goes... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2020

Posted on October 24th, 2020
400 lbs of Garlic is planted along with another 16 acres of winter rye and Daikon radishes for a cover crop.  And we did our final planting of the greenhouses. From now until February we will turn our sites away from planting and focus on harvesting, equipment repairs, construction projects and... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 20, 2020

Posted on October 17th, 2020
About 16,000 strawberry plants arrived Thursday and we had them all tucked in to their new homes by dark. They are off to a good start and looked good and healthy when they arrived.  They'll sit there and grow and think sweet, red, juicy thoughts all winter.   And the bottom right picture... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 13, 2020

Posted on October 10th, 2020
The carrots are looking great! Jose just finished cleaning them with our Little Bitty tractor ahead of the rain.  Now they are ready to grow a lot before it gets really cold and should be ready to harvest by January.  Maybe December.  Things grow slow this time of year! We also planted... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 6, 2020

Posted on October 3rd, 2020
Rutabagas stretching on to the tree line.  They should be ready by December or January to be cut up and roasted or added to a hardy soup or stew.  The fall greens harvest is starting to trickle in now that the weather has cooled a bit.  We are enjoying working in this awesome weather! Please... read more »