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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

USDA Approves Funding for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

March 26th, 2014 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs - (Comments Off on USDA Approves Funding for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program)

North Slope Farm received notification from the New Jersey Department of Health, that Seniors can expect to receive funds from the Federal Government, that are to be invested in local Agriculture, at Farmers Markets! Seniors.. Do you know how to access these Funds?  Call the NJ Health Department 609-292-9560 or Click this Link

Third Year Focus Introduction

March 19th, 2014 | Posted by toddh in Planting - (Comments Off on Third Year Focus Introduction)

  Planting Focus 2014 Intent: My intentions at North Slope Farm from the begging have been to grow my personal skills and know-how through what I find to be inherently rewarding work relevant to my long term goals.  I am excited to be focusing on planting this year, which falls in line with my interests … 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

North Slope Farm Trainees – Guilders of 2013

January 23rd, 2014 | Posted by miker in Season Summary - (Comments Off on North Slope Farm Trainees – Guilders of 2013)

Thank You Crew, for all you do…. Click on the Photo below to page thru the 2013 Guilder Set.  There was a week or two when the full staff was working together; 2 first years, 2 second years, 2 third years, the Farm Manager and one staff worker who stepped into the Farm Managers position … Read more

Harvest and Planting Summary – 2012

January 23rd, 2014 | Posted by miker in Season Summary - (Comments Off on Harvest and Planting Summary – 2012)

Harvest and Planting Summary – 2012 MikeR 1/23/14

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