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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.
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.
So what is a farmer to do with extra produce sitting in the ground? Sell it to the staff. What about if there aren’t any staff because they are on break? Go to the nearest farmer’s market.
I am always looking for ways to cut down my time spent doing things that could be consolidated. Take planting seeds for example. Conventional wisdom has taught that you either direct seed and must thin seedlings later, or use transplants. … Continue reading
When I first started working on the farm I noticed there was a lot of dried and decomposing manure. I asked around and found out that the previous farmer had amended the soil very liberally with cow manure. My first … Continue reading