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Compost

September 28th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Composting - (Comments Off on Compost)

Compost is a critical component of our Organic Management System.  We add compost to the soil to counterbalance the damage done to soil structure by tillage.  Our observation of soil structure at North Slope Farm is that even soil with an organic matter content of 5%, regularly tilled soil does not have strong bonds.  Our … Read more

Administration

September 28th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Administration - (Comments Off on Administration)

Farm Manager, Mike Rassweiler seeks to keep the Administration simple and accessable.  Primary data collection is all pen and paper, transfered to summary format at the end of the season.  Administration is the back drop for all other activities, the better we do here, the better our business will be.

NOFA-NJ Twilight Meeting

September 9th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on NOFA-NJ Twilight Meeting)

NOFA-NJ Twilight meeting at North Slope Farm . Tuesday, October 26th at 5 pm. At ‘The Farmhouse’ at North Slope Farm, 1701 Route 579, 08530 located on corner of Route 579 (b/w Routes 518 and 31) and Rock Road East. Twilight Meeting to focus on a few of New Jerseys ‘New Agricultural Enterprises, featuring their operators, … Read more

Tomato Fight – September 12, 2010

August 26th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Tomato Fight – September 12, 2010)

Tomato Fight – words have so many meanings… Our intent is Fun, Celebration and Sharing – space, time… Our 4th annual, the Tomato Fight began many thousands of years ago, September 12, 2010 will be one more in the history of tomato pickers, family and friends, around the world. Party starting at 6 pm – Tomato … Read more

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