Farm Happenings at Rora Valley Farms
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Farm Happenings at Rora Valley Farms

Bringing the Land Back to Life

Posted on October 28th, 2019
The predominant approach to most agriculture today is one of death. Most of what farmers apply to the land, herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, etc. even if they are organic, is intended to kill life. It is a tempting approach to take, especially when different life forms are threatening the crops and... read more »

Can You Farm without Chemicals?

Posted on October 22nd, 2019
I know that many of you care about the food you get from our farm because you desire food that is not only safe, but healthy! It is a quite the journey learning how to grow food using something different than the conventional chemical approach. It is not that it isn't possible, but the information is... read more »

Planting LOTS of Seeds!

Posted on October 14th, 2019
With our new grow tunnels we have the potential to produce a lot more this winter, but we have a short window to get everything started and planted before cold weather sets in. I can't believe it was in the 90's just a week and a half ago! So we have been busy getting beds prepped and planted. I have... read more »

Teaching New Farmers

Posted on October 7th, 2019
This past weekend we hosted a training for other farmers and gardeners here on our farm. I feel like it is important to share some of the things we have learned over the years with others who are just starting out. While Micah was delivering your bags I was teaching a group of students about soil stewardship,... read more »

New Grow Tunnels for Winter Production!

Posted on October 1st, 2019
Yesterday was my 31st birthday and my Dad and brothers spent the day helping me build two new grow tunnels in the garden. They are each 14'x40' and in all will more than double our winter growing space! I am so excited and am looking forward to some beautiful winter vegetables! Many thanks to my family... read more »