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Winter Thoughts

January 23rd, 2023 | Posted by miker in Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Winter Thoughts)

Outside the rain has been pouring down, and every farm task is muddy, wet and kinda grey. One positive reflection is the NOFA NJ Organic Winter Conference is all lined up and sold out. We’ve put a lot into providing scholarships, to remove cost as a limiting factor, and the schedule of workshops is solid. … Read more

Prepping for the Farmers Market, in the Year of Covid-19

May 15th, 2020 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs | Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Prepping for the Farmers Market, in the Year of Covid-19)

This Friday, my partner Colleen, and our friend Tami, and I, harvested a lot; hardy greens, Kales, Napa, Collards, Spinach and some Swiss Chard. Yesterday I had harvested Arugula and Micro Greens. We also had a stash of Radishes from a previous harvest. I am very particular about the Produce rinsing, so that is my … Read more

Ecology and Farming is a constant Balance

June 21st, 2018 | Posted by miker in Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Ecology and Farming is a constant Balance)

Ecology and Farming is a constant balance. Notes from the Field: Task: Maintain low production hay field, by mowing. Objective; to control against invasive species, encourage “cut and regrow” species ( like clover ), and avoid rank, overgrown conditions that require heavier equipment than we have. First step is to mow at least two passes … Read more

Agua 2012-2017

November 13th, 2017 | Posted by miker in Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Agua 2012-2017)

Agua 2012 – 2017 Farmcat, trainer of Pups and a true friend..

Fennel Flowers/Plant Files #3

April 7th, 2017 | Posted by Casey in Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Fennel Flowers/Plant Files #3)

Fall Observations

October 4th, 2016 | Posted by miker in Musings from the Field - (Comments Off on Fall Observations)

Fall Observations; October 4, 2016 Mike R As the season changes from Summer to Fall, the Farm Manager takes stock of how it went and what can be accomplished before winter sets in. We had a busy season, having to put aside our High Tunnel Project in order to get through the other Priority Lists.  … Read more

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