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Monthly Summary – November 2011

November 30th, 2012 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2011)

Monthly Summary – November 2011 General Observations- Last year at the beginning of November we were just recovering from a bizarre October snow storm.  This year we had another oddly powerful storm wreck havoc over our state, whose aftermath will need to be dealt with for a long time to come.  It seems odd that … Read more

NOFA NJ Twilight Meeting of Farming with Interns

July 25th, 2012 | Posted by Robin in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on NOFA NJ Twilight Meeting of Farming with Interns)

NOFA’s Twilight meeting about Farming with Interns was hosted at North Slope Farm on Monday, July 22nd.  It was a friendly, laid back gathering of experienced farmers, new intern/farm workers and those who have recently discovered their love and interest in sustainable farming.  With participants sharing in a tasty potluck the evening was filled with … Read more

Monthly Summary June 2011

June 5th, 2012 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary June 2011)

Monthly Summary– June 2011 General Observations: Ahhh it’s June!  This seems to be the thought of every farmer I’ve ever met come June.  We all wonder what exactly happened to May and even April for that matter.  The weeds are going crazy, some sneaky trickster must have fed all the worst of the weeds some … Read more

Third Year Summary- Greenhouse Manager

December 6th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Greenhouse - (Comments Off on Third Year Summary- Greenhouse Manager)

THIRD YEAR FOCUS- Greenhouse Manager Prepared 12/6/11 by RC This year was my second year serving as greenhouse manager at North Slope Farm.  It gave me an opportunity to try to maximize efficiency within our greenhouses.  I was able to practice my management skills to perfect, to the best of my abilities, the routines of … Read more

Monthly Summary – March 2010

March 8th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (52 Comments)

Monthly Summary – March 2010 Prepared 3/4/11 RCM General Observations: Spring is coming.  Looking back on last year’s log reminds me of the somewhat chilly start we had: snow on the grown, freezing nights and some windy wet days.  But soon the weather began changing and warm temperatures by the afternoon kept our spirits up … Read more

Girl’s Night at North Slope

January 26th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Girl’s Night at North Slope)

An open invitation to women interested in food…farmers, chiefs, friends and anyone who is curious is welcome to join us on February 4th at 6pm for a potluck dinner.  This casual gathering is a chance to meet and reunite with other women in the general area.  Since it is a potluck, bring your favorite dish, … Read more

Monthly Summary – November 2009

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2009)

Monthly Summary – November 2009 RCM; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 12/10 General Observations: As we rehash last November, I am reminded of my own arrival at North Slope.  My beginning marked the end of two other interns who we sadly said farewell too as they ventured westward.  Last year we were winding … Read more

Monthly Summary – July 2009

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – July 2009)

Monthly Summary – July 2009 RCM; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 11/10 General Observations: We start off this month remembering that we are in the full swing of summer, with a 100+ degree day, I thought it would be a good time to sit in the air-conditioning to do the monthly summary for … Read more

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