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

Farm Happenings for May 1st Week

Posted on April 27th, 2023
We stayed super busy before the rain planting tomatoes, peppers and eggplant, prepping fields and cultivating spring crops to help them beat the weeds.   The strawberries slowed down a bit.  I hope they are just taking a break before a big May push, but we will see.   Enjoy1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 24th Week

Posted on April 20th, 2023
It was great to see everyone who came out to the farm tour Sunday!  We had great weather except for one cold blast of rain that came in for about 30 minutes.   We have reached that time of year when there is a ton to do on the farm and it all has to be done at the same time!  We1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 17th Week

Posted on April 13th, 2023
Meet Old Jenny and Little Penny!  These are our new donkeys to help protect the lambs from predators, namely coyotes.  Donkeys are known for aggressively repelling coyotes.  Let's hope that's true because there are plenty of them out here!   You can come meet them, the lamb1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 10th Week

Posted on April 6th, 2023
Join us for the Spring Farm Tour April 16th from 11 am to 3 pm!  Come see where all your food grows and meet some of the people who grow it! Earliest strawberries ever!  They started trickling in in late March and now we have enough to pack in pints.  Hopefully soon they will produce1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 3rd Week

Posted on March 30th, 2023
While the high tunnels are busting at the seems with food ready to harvest, we are turning our sites to our outdoor fields now that the weather has stabilized a bit more.  Spring greens are being planted along with broccoli and cabbage.   If your jonesing for some summer fare don't w1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 27th Week

Posted on March 23rd, 2023
Seeding continues!  We just finished trays of peppers, tomatoes and eggplant along with lots of different flowers.  We finally started planting outdoor with broccoli and cabbage and hope the weather will allow a lot more outdoor planting in the coming days!   Happy Spring!   read more »

Farm Happenings for March 20th Week

Posted on March 16th, 2023
Happy Spring!   Spring will have a cold start this year.  Our strawberries are tucked in and thinking sweet thoughts under their blankets as are our early tomatoes in the hoop houses.  Soon enough we will uncover them and get busy planting in the fields.  First items for fi1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 13th Week

Posted on March 9th, 2023
Our tulips and ranunculas are finally popping!  One thing we learned with our new flower project: we need to plant more tulips!   And the strawberries are loaded down with blooms and baby berries!  We are on high alert for any freezing weather headed this way and will tuck them1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 6th Week

Posted on March 2nd, 2023
The January planted greens are finally starting to do their thing!  The unseasonably warm weather has helped them grow a lot.  We are loving this early spring weather, but we know a couple more cold blasts will come so we have our frost blankets ready!   Enjoy this week's harves1 read more »