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Monthly Summary – November 2013

November 19th, 2014 | Posted by miker in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2013)

Monthly Summary – November 2013 Prepared by MR on 11/17/14 General Observations:  The first day of November was memorable for a “freak front,” that plowed through our Salad Harvest.  “..the salad harvest was going nicely until the weather turned very dark, then wind picked up and heavy rain.  A dull roar ensued as hard, wind … Read more

Monthly Summary – October 2013

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted by toddh in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – October 2013)

Monthly Summary– October 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Todd on October 15, 2014 General Observations: Log indicates both beautiful sunny days and rainy days in addition to some frosted mornings. Cover cropping is priority, and the tomatoes hang in until the 29th. On 10/10 the bunkhouse fire is first lit for fall! Equipment … Read more

Monthly Summary – September 2013

September 8th, 2014 | Posted by RickMorris in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – September 2013)

Monthly Summary– September 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Rick Morris on September 8, 2014. General Observations:  The drama of the small farm peaks in the late season! A succession of hardy greens failed (see ‘crop care’ below!), a new generation of baby chicks arrived, and apprentices were trained on the big tractors. All … Read more

Monthly Summary – August 2013

August 13th, 2014 | Posted by JacobThies in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – August 2013)

Monthly Summary – August 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by JT, August 13, 2014 General Observations: August proved to be hectic and full of activity. Farm visit from NOFA and CRAFT Farm Tour, successions of core veggies continued to be harvested and planted (and even a 100 lb harvest of salad!) and the harvesting … Read more

Monthly Summary – July 2013

July 16th, 2014 | Posted by Malangie in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – July 2013)

Monthly Summary– July 2013 General Observations:  July was another hot month but things carried on at the farm. The crew was able to get a lot of weeding, mowing and other maintenance taken care of leaving the farm looking tidy and awesome. Mike was out for some time because of back injury but Colleen was able … Read more

Monthly Summary – June 2013

June 11th, 2014 | Posted by RickMorris in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – June 2013)

Monthly Summary– June 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Rick Morris General Observations:  Extreme heat, heavy rains, and several equipment malfunctions interrupted the normal flow of day-to-day work. The rain allowed us to catch up on some administrative tasks, and a big push for planting at the end of the month kept the farm … Read more

Monthly Summary – May 2013

May 9th, 2014 | Posted by JacobThies in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – May 2013)

Monthly Summary – May 2013 Logs review and summary prepared by Jacob Thies. General Observations:  Markets up and running, wholesale seedling orders to WHC, all crew members finally together, some unseasonably low night temperatures (5/14-15 & 5/26) that led to major tomato set back, but rest assured, May finally revealed her warming smile with highs … Read more

Monthly Summary – April 2013

March 28th, 2014 | Posted by Malangie in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – April 2013)

  Monthly Summary– April 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Malangie. General Observations:  April was a busy month. The crew worked on special projects such as the spinach trials and growing microgreens. The regular day to day work was kept up of course i.e. seeding, planting, and weeding. But they also dealt with unexpected … Read more

Monthly Summary – March 2013

March 13th, 2014 | Posted by Casey in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – March 2013)

  Monthly Summary– March 2013 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by CH General Observations: As tensions in the chicken yard heated up and a violent coup erupted, Big Cheese was found dead.  Cause:  chicken inflicted wounds.  Who done it?  The other rooster.  Perhaps it was name envy.  Elsewhere on the farm, the greenhouses are abuzz … Read more

Monthly Summary – November 2012

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted by toddh in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2012)

  Monthly Summary – November 2012 Posted By: TH Date: 11/5 Insert Picture General Observations: first notations in log for the month are of the after math of Hurricane Sandy at the end of October. Eventually clean up began. Comparatively the farm did ok through the storm. Mostly it brought wind that wreaked some havoc on … Read more

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