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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

Micro Greens

February 25th, 2013 | Posted by Kyle in Micro Greens | Special Projects - (Comments Off on Micro Greens)

Special Project: Micro Greens Prepared By KG 2/25/2013 Proposal: Explore the viability of producing micro greens on a small scale. The minimal input of worker hours and materials combined with the resulting high value product will hopefully find this technique financially sustainable. Execution: I plan to order 4 varieties of micro greens to trial in … Read more

Hoop House Tomatoes

October 6th, 2011 | Posted by steven in Hoop House Tomatoes - (Comments Off on Hoop House Tomatoes)

Special Projects – Hoop House Tomatoes Prepared by ST 10/6/11 Grafted Heirloom tomatoes were trellised with the double leader technique. Each tomato plant’s leaders were pruned except for two which were clipped to its own individual string hanging from the top of the hoop house. This provided adequate airflow for the plants and made it … 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

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