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

Farm happenings for August 18th

Posted on August 18th, 2018
This week while the crew has focused on harvesting and preparing the ground for fall planting I have been focused on getting our hen house ready to move our hens over to our Curryville Farm.  Our new hens are currently at our Chatsworth location that I am renting.   Can't wait to get1 read more »

8-11-18 Farm Happening

Posted on August 11th, 2018
The deer had a big ole party last weekend in my bean field.  Ate the peas down too!  They are my biggest pest by far and difficult to control.  I got a permit and put one in the freezer and then we set up electric fencing around the beans baited with peanut butter so hopefully the be1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 4th, 2018

Posted on July 14th, 2018
We survived the rain!  No flooded fields as of Friday evening but I always worry about a backwater.  You think you're in the clear and then the river backs up the creek and floods this one field we use.  Hopefully this is our last year with this field. We sold it and are getting fiel1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 9, 2018

Posted on July 7th, 2018
The Sweet Corn is in!!  This is a bicolor sweet corn called Xtra Tender and it truly is.  We just eat it raw. It's really like candy.  This organic, Non GMO corn so most ears will have some worm damage in the top inch.  You can cut that off before you shuck it if you don't want1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 30, 2018

Posted on June 23rd, 2018
We moved our farm! Or a BIG part of it, our packing house.  We are spread out on 4 properties but are slowly getting it down to 2.  Hopefully by next spring we will just be on 2!  Come see us at 4307 Roland Hayes PKWY, Calhoun, GA. The rain is making a mess of things around the farm.1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 18, 2018

Posted on June 15th, 2018
The garlic crop is harvested! The picture shows our garlic factory operation where we chops the tops off and set on trays with big fans blowing on them to cure them out.  See them in your boxes in a few weeks!  I'm waiting on fields to dry up so I can do another round of planting and then1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 12, 2018

Posted on June 9th, 2018
It has been a busy year!! And I've been bad about doing farm updates but that changes now!  The picture shows our primary farming distraction this year.  Building a new barn! If you've been to our current facility you would think, 'yeah, it's about time.'   In addition to what a1 read more »