Farmer’s Blog 6/12/2022

Farmer’s Blog 6/12/2022

One of the things the Strong Roots Healthy Farming Family is trying to adopt this year is to keep our eyes, ears, and mind open to new opportunities. Sometimes I think we close ourselves off to new things simply because it doesn’t fall in line with our plans....
Farmer’s Blog 6/5/2022

Farmer’s Blog 6/5/2022

Good News! We’ve hired a helper this Summer. Our son has taken us up on our offer to work for us 20 hours a week. So far, he’s fixed a few wheelbarrow flats, cleaned the seeding room, trellised tomatoes, built a fence for the cows/goats, and worked on...
Farmer’s Blog 5/22/2022

Farmer’s Blog 5/22/2022

Ah, the inevitable! We now have steers. Josh was worried about having to mow the property, and I was worried that we wouldn’t be able to afford meat in the coming year, so we solved both problems. Josh wanted to name the cows Rump Roast, Brisket, and Hamburger....
Farmer’s Blog 5/15/2022

Farmer’s Blog 5/15/2022

Josh had a little surprise when he started prepping field 2 this week. He couldn’t figure out why this bird, called a Deer Kill, kept following him around on the tractor until he looked down and saw this nest in the ground. Josh said that the bird kept acting...
Farmer’s Blog 5/8/2022

Farmer’s Blog 5/8/2022

Fruit on the tomato plants is a sure sign that summer is coming soon! We’ve been slowly but surely terminating rows of greens so that the tomatoes and beets can be transplanted. We have everything from big slicer tomatoes to cherry tomatoes to paste tomatoes....