More than N-P-Ks/Oral Soil Testing/Farm Pics

I'm throwing down some thoughts on the subject of nutrition. I'm not a doctor, nutritionist, soil scientist, or chemist. While I am always happy to educate consumers about the nutritional properties of produce and how they are healthy, a lot of what is said comes with an asterisk because I don't have an extensive plant [...]

By |2015-07-15T15:07:44+00:00July 15th, 2015|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Thinking About Winter

A slow moving low pressure system changed up the weather/mindset (weather has a strong influence on my mindset) this week, bringing cool wind and fog in its approach, then clouds and light rain (maybe 1/20" aka just enough to warrant putting all the tools away inches of rain). While it was a wet paper tiger [...]

By |2015-07-10T15:23:48+00:00July 10th, 2015|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thinking About Winter

Favorite Tools and Farm Shots

Whats happening at the farm? I'm grateful for the shot of rain we got last week and what it did for the farm. A 1" rain for a 3/4 acre space translates to over 20,000 gallons of water! Both greens and flowers are growing quickly, so there will be new and exciting offerings to see [...]

By |2015-04-14T14:52:57+00:00April 14th, 2015|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Favorite Tools and Farm Shots

Captain Faaarrrrmer

Last weekend we got hit with two winter storms, and so in preparation it was time to put the ol parrot on the shoulder and batten down the farm-ship. With a little help from my friends, we put in two more greenhouses. These storms were supposed to bring up to 10" of rain combined so [...]

By |2015-02-13T14:52:10+00:00February 13th, 2015|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Captain Faaarrrrmer

Rain Event

A good soaking rain is a critical event and preparedness can possibly affect the outcome of the entire season when it comes to cover crop timing. Some of my farming practices revolve around the timing of rain, such as: Compost: Cover it up if it has enough moisture to prevent nutrients from leaching out. Leave [...]

By |2014-12-03T03:52:11+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized, Veggie Musings|Comments Off on Rain Event

Featured Greens of the Week

i was warned by an experiened seed saver that only using two plants could result in inbreeding, but i thought they were the perfect pair-ideal shape on the left with robustness and vigour on the right Leek grass and cilantro with the cunchy and saline icplant I can't emphasize how [...]

By |2014-10-07T02:35:02+00:00October 7th, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized|1 Comment