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Introduction to Second Year Focus

September 19th, 2012 | Posted by RR in Greenhouse - (Comments Off on Introduction to Second Year Focus)

Greenhouse Element Introduction Written by: Rita Date: 4/12/12 Intent: To continue the management practices of greenhouse productions at North Slope Farm. Parameters: As a certified organic farm, we operate under organic standards and procedures from NOFA New Jersey as well as the USDA.  To uphold these organization’s requirements for organic certification, our greenhouse management practices … Read more

Introduction to Second Year Focus

September 19th, 2012 | Posted by Kyle in Planting - (Comments Off on Introduction to Second Year Focus)

Introduction to Planting Focus Written by KG December 5, 2011 Intent: Create and execute a vegetable production crop plan for the 2012 season, working with the Farm Manager to ensure compliance with the overall Farm Plan as well as the organic standards and procedures of NOFA and USDA. Tasks/ Responsibilities: -Work with the Farm Manager … Read more

First Year Application page 1 of 2

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted by miker in Administration - (Comments Off on First Year Application page 1 of 2)

North Slope Farm and Stewardship Guild 386 Rock Road East, Lambertville, NJ  08530 609-460-4636  Application to participate in 2012 Season, March 6 through November 30.   Name: _______________________________________  Address: ______________________________________________              ________________________________________________              ________________________________________________  Telephone and email: ___________________________________  Please indicate position you are interested in: 1)      Experienced (3 years) Wage Laborer ______ 2)      Stewardship Guild … Read more

First Year Application page 2 of 2; Trainee Assessment Form

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted by miker in Administration - (Comments Off on First Year Application page 2 of 2; Trainee Assessment Form)

Trainee Assessment Form: DATE:_______________ Please fill in the first two columns below with a value from 1 – 5, describing your level of experience with the types of equipment and farm elements.   (one = no experience — five = experienced)         To be filled out by year end Farm Current Desired Dates … Read more

Assessment of Winter Market 2010 into 2011

March 5th, 2012 | Posted by miker in Marketing - (Comments Off on Assessment of Winter Market 2010 into 2011)

Assessment of Winter Market 2010-2011 Prepared by RCM, November 2011. Reviewed and Edited by MikeR.   Full Text to be loaded (languishing on editors desk), below is a quote from Robin’s conclusion: “..for the winter Market, I feel as though the physical costs can be regenerated.  What it comes down to, is someone interested in … 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

Crop Plan Intro 2011 & Third Year Summmary

October 6th, 2011 | Posted by steven in Planting - (Comments Off on Crop Plan Intro 2011 & Third Year Summmary)

Crop Plan Intro 2011 & Third Year Summary Prepared by ST on 10/6/11 The goal of producing the Crop Plan for NSF is to create documents that will aid in planting vegetables for three farmers markets. The plan will be based on the 2010 plan which gave us a good record of what and when vegetables were … Read more

Administration Introduction

March 31st, 2011 | Posted by miker in Administration - (1 Comments)

Administration – Introduction Office Orientation:                           Workspaces: Systems Management Desk Computer and Projects Desk Farm Managers Desk Filing Drawers and System Postings, Messages and Chalk Board Time Tracking:  (See Time Sheet by Element)  Record hours by element, (form on Systems Desk).  HalfDay; is any day where you work 4 hours or less.  FullDay; if you work … Read more

Frost Seeding in March

March 8th, 2011 | Posted by miker in Planting - (125 Comments)

Frost Seeding – Medium Red Clover into recovering fields Seeded March 2, 2011, by MR Using manual seed spinner, seeding at an approx. rate of 10 pounds (#) per acre.  Utilized opening at reccomended (on spinner) setting; aprox 1/8th inch. To provide even spread of the seed, at 10#/acre, I had to run.  I was … Read more

Stewardship Capital

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by miker in Administration - (Comments Off on Stewardship Capital)
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