Recently, I talked about our new value-added kitchen. While this is incredibly exciting for our farm, it means that a lot of our time and energy has been focused on this project for the past 12 months, and not as much on …. well, actual farming. Our late-season produce has really suffered as a result.Continue reading “Late Summer Produce Farming”
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We have some really exciting news to finally share! We were blessed beyond measure to receive a grant through the Kansas Department of Commerce to build a value-added processing facility! Here is our new building shortly after it was finished this winter, sitting snug right up next to our barn house. And here’s our newContinue reading “Exciting News”
Tomato season on its way!
Hello Farm Friends! The good news about the recent heat and sunshine is that the plants are LOVING it! That’s right! The first tomato of the year, picked just this morning. Willa already called dibs for a BLT. The girl has good taste! The tomato plants in our high tunnels look wonderful and are loadedContinue reading “Tomato season on its way!”
Been spending some time recently getting stocked up on products we sell at Christmas time. Today, that meant a batch of beeswax lip balm and hand balm. I started making these for one simple reason … I don’t like waste. When we started keeping bees, we all of a sudden had a large supply ofContinue reading “Stocking up”
We’re coming up on another holiday season, and it just occurred to me that I haven’t written a single post in almost a year. I can explain. It can pretty much be summed up with this – pretty terrible weather, combined with full-time off-farm jobs, combined with a commitment to spend less time working andContinue reading “Part-time farming”