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It was back in February that I attended a conference in McAllen, TX dedicated to sustainable agriculture. It was quite a whirlwind of information and experiences in a small span of two days.
The students were wanting to amend the soil in their garden and lo, Natural Soil Solutions in Santa Rosa heard the call and donated a full truckload of their finest compost.
In a previous post, Soil Testing: A Good Idea, I used a three dollar test to give a better idea of what was in the soil and how I could work within that framework to better the soil and increase … Continue reading
Recently, I got the opportunity to speak at a Rotary Club meeting and showcase the farm. I didn’t really know much about the Rotary Club so I did some research.
It is pretty. The nice yellows against a dark green cut with veins of white. And yet it means that the Pak Choy (or Bok Choy as most Americans call it) is no longer tasty but has gone to seed … Continue reading
Produce doesn’t look this good straight from the ground. Especially if you are growing organically, there will be extra steps to take to ensure quality produce for your consumers.
So, I have been thinking about building a greenhouse since I started work on the farm and the Christmas Break gave me the perfect opportunity to build that idea out.