Postcards From the Po’ Farm

Musings from around the farm

Our Little Helper

Our Little Helper

After several years of skating by with relatively mild winters, we were back in the cold last week. We measured five degrees here one morning and 11 the next. We lost some broccoli in the high tunnel greenhouse that was just about a week away from being ready to cut....

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Broccoli in the High Tunnel

Broccoli in the High Tunnel

It's dreary and wet, but I don't think it's something we're not accustomed to nowadays. Happy New Year to everyone! And we want to extend a big thank you to all the people who helped make 2013 a success. Without our loyal customers and new ones wanting local,...

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Almost Christmas

Here we are with a little over a week until Christmas. So far, two of our three best tree-selling weekends have brought rain, but we've still had a good season so far. We're hoping the last week or so will be good. We just got in a nice load of fresh Fraser Firs and...

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Cold Weather on the Way

It's been way too long since we updated this page. The Sandhill cranes are flying south now, and lots of them the past few days, even as late as 10 p.m. over the past weekend. Therefore it's not surprising that cold weather is on the way. We got rain all day today. It...

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Sandhill Cranes Heading North

All this rain and the sandhill cranes flying north... I'm guessing this is spring. Shucks. I was looking forward to some winter weather. We constantly talk about how different things are now versus decades ago. Now, we have strawberries in March, peaches in April and...

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