June 14, 2018

This week our first box of the season went out! This season has been slow going and I have developed a new disgust for rabbits. Early this season our defenses were breached by not 1, but 3 rabbits. I first noticed the issue when I woke up to find the newly developing h...

May 14, 2018

It's been a busy and productive couple of weeks on the farm!

The start of the new season is always filled with anticipation, excitement, hard work, amazement, and a little anxiety. We put so much of our heart and sweat into what we grow that every new sprout feels like...

April 15, 2018

The 2018 season is quickly approaching and we have been busy!

This year we are partnering with my dad's farm while we look for new yards in time for the 2019 season. One new offering available to those of you who are interested in gardening yourself are able to pick up...

July 8, 2016

This week's blog has a dual focus; turnips and pineapple sage.  First, let's take  look at the Hakurei turnip.  You experienced these turnips in your share last week and I am sure many of you for the first time.  They are a lot like a radish in that their flavor can ha...

June 7, 2016

Yesterday evening brought heartbreak in the form of golf ball and baseball size hail to our little farm plots.  This morning I went out early to survey all the damage and it was complete devastation.  Here are a few images to help bring home what happened.

 

The one...

February 1, 2016

I made my favorite breakfast this morning and it inspired me to share some recipes.  I love cooking with fresh, homegrown produce; there is just something about it that makes it taste so much better than premade products found in stores.  I also love the fact that the...

January 31, 2016

As I was sitting down to begin planning for the upcoming season and contimplate the question of farmer's markets, I remembered there are a number of people who still look confused when I tell them what I do.  The idea that I farm backyards always gets interested looks...

November 11, 2015

Today began with the first snowfall of the season which got me thinking about next year.  I am excited to add a new plot site or two next year and the potential of participating in a farmers market.  Every down moment I have, my mind is consumed with thoughts of next y...

August 2, 2015

One of the goals of One 2 Grow On Farm is to bring unique flavors and new fruits and veggies to our CSA members.  A few of those flavors this season went out in this past week's share; sunberries.  Sunberries are an interesting fruit.  They are part of the nightshade f...

July 9, 2015

I have been experimenting with growing my tomatoes untouched by pruning shears. I have read differing

articles and heard from experts on both sides of the fence.  The only thing they seem to be able to agree on is that the determinate tomato types do not get pruned beca...

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