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New Agricultural Ventures in New Jersey

October 27th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on New Agricultural Ventures in New Jersey)

New Agricultural Ventures NOFA – NJ Twilight Meeting At North Slope Farm Audio Files and Index October 26, 2010 Chickadee Creek Farm, Jess Nierderer First full season: 2010, Pennington Human Nature Farms, Brian Hulme and John Applegate First season: 2008, Rutgers Eco Complex, Jahs Creation Organic Farm, Matthew Bruckler III First season (full time): 2009, … Read more

New Agricultural Ventures in New Jersey

October 26th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on New Agricultural Ventures in New Jersey)

NOFA Twilight Meeting October 26, 2010 www.NOFANJ.org New Agricultural Ventures – Investing in New Jersey Agriculture !  NOFA Twilight Meeting at North Slope Farm – Tuesday 5 pm to 7 pm, followed by Potluck dinner!!   Four New Ventures speak out for New Jersey Agriculture!   Human Nature Farms Brian Hulme and partner John Applegate … Read more

My Industrial Tomato

October 25th, 2010 | Posted by Casey in Product Information - (Comments Off on My Industrial Tomato)

The “Greens and Beans” page was created as a space to share nutrition information and recipe ideas for the bounty of life giving plants foods that we grow and make available to our community.  It is for individuals who  are interested in cooking and eating with the seasons.  MY IDUSTRIAL TOMATO Step right up and … Read more

Winter Production – Introduction

October 19th, 2010 | Posted by steven in Special Projects | Winter Production - (Comments Off on Winter Production – Introduction)

Winter Production Introduction, prepared by ST October 19, 2010 Intent: To extend the growing season of leafy greens, lettuce, and root crops to serve our existing outlets such as Hopewell Farmers Market, Nomad Pizza, and Zone 7. Parameters: • Capital Investment; North Slope Farm • Daily management; RCM and ST • Site Details; infrastructure and … Read more

Equipment – Special Focus

October 19th, 2010 | Posted by steven in Equipment | Training - (Comments Off on Equipment – Special Focus)

Equipment – Special Focus  10/19/2010  Summary        My focus this year was equipment. The first task I had was to make a list and identify every piece of equipment on the farm. My list will need to be modified and added to because as the season rolled on more equipment emerged out of overgrown grass and … Read more

Poultry – Introduction

October 14th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Poultry - (Comments Off on Poultry – Introduction)

Poultry – Field Birds Introduction October 14, 2010  Intent: To establish the viability and management practices of “small flocks” of laying chickens (layers), on seasonal pasture, free roaming except at night.  Parameters: Capital Investment; North Slope Farm. Daily Management; North Slope Farm. Site Details; infrastructure and fields managed by North Slope Farm. Enterprise; 3 total … Read more

Invest in Agricultural Enterprise

October 14th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs - (Comments Off on Invest in Agricultural Enterprise)

Agricultural Enterprise Opportunities NorthSlopeFarm, West Amwell NJ, USA October 14, 2010 A challenge for agricultural enterprise is capitalization.  To provide an incentive for Farmers to invest themselves in regenerative, environmentally sensitive, quality production of locally valuable products and services, Those with access to “underutilized” capital can invest it, In Agricultural Enterprise !! North Slope Farm … Read more

Crops Available October 2011

October 7th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Crops Available Now - (Comments Off on Crops Available October 2011)

Crops Available Now from North Slope Farm Updated October 19, 2011  Markets –  North Slope Farms own; Eggs – free range, organic feed, full outdoor access Salad Mix Arugula Tat soi Beets Carrots Garlic Scallions Limited quantities of: Kale Swiss Chard Peppers Tomatoes Eggplant Radishes Speciality Herbs    Fruit Products from Solebury Orchards, PA (not … Read more

Special Projects

September 28th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Special Projects - (Comments Off on Special Projects)

Special Projects are how we allow for interests and opportunities that fall outside our set practices.  Individual trainees can design their own special projects or like with our Poultry Project, the farm manager might define a production effort as a special project until it proves itself over time.  Winter Production and ‘TableTop Greens’ are other … Read more

Planting

September 28th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Planting - (Comments Off on Planting)

Planting is one of the most rewarding tasks at North Slope Farm.  It is a major step that takes the seedling from the Greenhouse element to the Crop Care element.  Many steps lead up to a successful planting, and then the job has just begun.  Cover those soil blocks you planters!!!

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