Spring Fields

This morning, walking around the farm, everything absolutely shouts “Waking up”. The place looks awesome; bright and shiny, mowed and organized.

Paul moves from field to field with a shovel, digging holes, checking moisture levels, deciding where what will get planted and when.

The finished kales, brussel sprouts, broccoli and cover crops have all been mowed.

A disc can quickly turn the plant debris over, giving the micro-organisms a meal.

Several fields were “turned” with a disc yesterday to allow for them to dry more quickly.

These tomatoes are huge and healthy.

The greenhouses are full of plants ready to transplant.

Padron peppers are much bigger than the antohis, in the house and in the field.

Interesting how much more vigorous the Padron peppers are than the other peppers.

Maximizing space or hair-brained experiment?

Making use of every inch of space, there are tomatoes and marigolds planted in the ground, under the tables in the greenhouse!

About candied

Artist: painter, graphics, print and typography. Farm Fan: live on an organic produce farm, am dedicated to educating the public about the food they eat and what it takes to get it to their table. View all posts by candied

2 responses to “Spring Fields

  • donna

    looks wonderful but it exhausts me just looking at all the pics – do you do ALL of this by yourself? would love to come for a tour one day – stopped by the grange the other day for the sale and a bite to eat – I think they did pretty well – looking forward to their next event – hi to Candi…

    • candied

      Hi belov, We have 3 field workers that at this time of the year are not working every day. They will be 10 hour, 5 plus 1/2 day Saturday employees soon enough. We have additional help at the farmers’ market. Afraid we don’t offer tours. Leased land with landlords not interested in allowing more people on their property.

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