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Ode to Garlic

{Harvesting some of the 3000 garlic bulbs in our field this year} Even though tomatoes are quickly taking over our lives, they're not the only crop demanding our attention in late July. Garlic, one of our absolute ...
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Sun Gold Season

{These monster heirlooms are from the hoophouse, but the field tomatoes aren't far behind!} In our blog post last week, we had a shot of our tomato plants standing just a couple feet tall. Now, just a couple of weeks ...
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Vertical Farming

Every year, starting in early June, we make a radical, exciting, and somewhat noisy journey into the Third Dimension. The farm looks pretty flat for much of the spring, with the crops and living aisles all at a pretty ...
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Markets, Sheep & Sweet Potatoes

{Sheep, strangely all lined up in an orderly fashion} Somehow, someway, June is upon us once again! Everything is bursting with life, the landscape has turned lush and vibrant, and we're busy! A wedding last weekend ...
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Farm Oral History Project Interview

Before giving you all a bit of a farm update, a couple weeks back we were interviewed on 91.7 out of UW-Whitewater as we are part of their Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project - have a listen! [audio ...
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The Rain Dance

Farmers are finicky about rain. Sometimes we want more, sometimes we want none, and usually we wish it would hold off for just another day to let us get a lot of field work taken care of. Springtime, known for being kind ...