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Element Hour Summary – 2013

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

Element Hour Summary – 2013; Calculated by JT and RM.

Profit and Loss Summary – 2013

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

Farm profit and Loss Summary – 2013 Simplified.  Prepared by MikeR

Third Year Summary: Planting 2014

March 11th, 2015 | Posted by toddh in Planting | Training - (Comments Off on Third Year Summary: Planting 2014)

Summary At the beginning of this season I began by inventorying the seed and culling a lot of old and miscellaneous seeds. This task was to help formulate the seed order, but also gave the whole process a fresh start. We then looked at maps of last season’s crop rotation and quickly established the fields … Read more

Winter Solstice 2014

December 3rd, 2014 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs - (Comments Off on Winter Solstice 2014)

Winter Solstice 2014- At North Slope Farm, Winter Solstice is honored as an ancient, human celebration.  We get together at ‘the Farmhouse’ to share foods and beverages, music, stories and laughter. 2014 will be honored on Sunday December 21 – 5pm into the evening.  If forecast for Sunday is Dire – Party may be pushed … Read more

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

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