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

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 »

Farm Happenings for February 10, 2020

Posted on February 8th, 2020
These little babies are going in the ground this week in our high tunnel greenhouses. It's a mix of Swiss chard, kale, collards and lettuce.  (Yes it's still way too cold and early to plant squash and tomatoes!) BUT hiding under that white blanket to the left is our early crop of tomatoes that will... read more »