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Monthly Summary – July 2014

October 28th, 2015 | Posted by Casey in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – July 2014)

General Observations: Construction of our new high tunnel is complete and it is already providing a home for our late season tomatoes.  An entry made by the farm manager; “Tools, drilling, generator use, multi-person tasks all performed excellent”.  Thank You NSF crew 2014 for those many days working till dark and to past crew members … Read more

Tomato Fight 2015 and 20 Years at North Slope Farm

August 29th, 2015 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Tomato Fight 2015 and 20 Years at North Slope Farm)

TOMATO FIGHT !! Sunday September 6th – 5pm to Gather and share Pot Luck – 7 pm to pummel each other with mushy Tomatoes! Then Plunge in the pool to get the seeds outta your hair, Change into your clean, dry clothes and hang out with us, honoring the hard work so far, and the … Read more

Monthly Summary – June 2014

June 18th, 2015 | Posted by Anna B in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – June 2014)

Monthly Summary – June 2014 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Anna Blank General Observations: Summer is here! Well, not quite, but it sure feels like it. Temperatures are on the rise and activities on the farm are in full swing. The chickens are on the move, construction on the high tunnel continue, a rainy … Read more

Monthly Summary – May 2014

June 2nd, 2015 | Posted by Anna B in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – May 2014)

Monthly Summary – May 2014 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Anna Blank General Observations: Despite a few challenges, including cold temperatures in the 40’s and low 50s, as well as a handful of equipment troubles & infrastructure adjustments, things here at North Slope are chugging along and another great season is beginning to unfold. … Read more

ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014

April 8th, 2015 | Posted by JacobThies in Greenhouse - (Comments Off on ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014)

ClearSpan Pro “High Tunnel 1” Construction Summary: April 2014 – November 2014 By JT Type: 30’ x 100’ ClearSpan Pro Solar Star High Tunnel www.clearspan.com Full Photo series: www.flickr.com/northslopefarm/hightunnel1 In the 2014 season, NSF purchased two 30’x100’ high tunnels to expand production and season longevity. In this summary, I’m going to lay out our construction … Read more

MONTHLY SUMMARY – APRIL 2014

April 1st, 2015 | Posted by Casey in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on MONTHLY SUMMARY – APRIL 2014)

Monthly Summary – April 2014 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Casey General Observation: Major materials delivery received involving much planning and preparation to ensure safe, efficient offloading.  All went smoothly. We also prepared for a shipping container to be delivered requiring a bit of site preparation as well.  We have a goal of constructing … Read more

Second Year Focus: Crop Care

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by JacobThies in Crop Care - (Comments Off on Second Year Focus: Crop Care)

JT – 3/6/15 Second Year Focus Introduction: Crop Care Crop care is a major element throughout day-to-day life on the farm. Once seeds are sown or seedlings planted, they need attention, care, and tending. As with anything biological, certain conditions produce healthier lives for the living organism, and our crops at North Slope are no … Read more

Monthly Summary – March 2014

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by Dan DeLago in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – March 2014)

Monthly Summary– March 2014 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by DD General Observations: With New Jersey looking more like the Arctic Circle than the garden state the crew began the month by repairing the collapsed farmhouse gothic through somewhat unconventional methods. After greenhouse repairs were complete the crew shifted its attention to the overcrowded chicken … Read more

Congratulations to Graduating Guild Trainee – Todd Haldeman

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by miker in Season Summary - (Comments Off on Congratulations to Graduating Guild Trainee – Todd Haldeman)

Congratulations to Graduating Guild Trainee – Todd Haldeman At the end of the Season, North Slope Farm was pleased to Honor and Celebrate Todd Haldeman.  We are grateful for his Three Year personal investment into Training, Hard Work, Creative contributions and good cheer! Additionally Jacob Thies and Rick Morris completed their First Years of Training.  … Read more

Harvest and Yield Summary – 2013

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by miker in Season Summary - (Comments Off on Harvest and Yield Summary – 2013)

Harvest and Yield Summary  – 2013 prepared by JT and RM 2014

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