Our 42 foot long hoop house/greenhouse/ poly tunnel was accidentally built on a winter spring. We get our share of water inside during the rainy months here in Oregon (can you read like 9 months of the year!) After three years of slipping and sliding around while harvesting our winter greens we decided to mulch […]
Calendula is the first flower that I ever grew as a city girl. It got me hooked and now we are full-time herb gardeners and homesteaders. This lovely flower is super simple to grow, very hardy and has SO many medicinal benefits. Today we take you through the harvesting process, seed saving and also 6+ […]
Forget canning pickles in the middle of the summer heat! There is no need with handy fermentation and these lovely probiotic filled pickles can be made in just 10 minutes! One. Jar. At. A. Time. Super super simple! You will wonder why you ever canned them! They are yummy to boot and full of healthy […]
The watering and weeding is NEVER going to ENDDDDDDD!!!! If you don’t already mulch this is a great way to cut down on the weeds and the watering and the expense that comes with growing your own food. This week down on the farm we are taking you with us on our mulching journey showing […]
3 GREAT reasons to use seed starting trays! #1 Saves Time #2 Saves Money #3 Saves Seeds Check out even more reason and learn to build your own Elliot Coleman Style Seed tray and the sequel post on how to mix his soil mix and use the soil blocker! See you down on the farm!
We toured the cherry farm that grows and dehydrates the cherries that we use in our Cherry City Chai tea… its pretty neat to see how they grow them, dry them and then even chocolate cover them. Take the tour with us!