Category Archives: field work

Field Report: June 4, 2012

Quick report from today’s visit.  We’ve had a few days of rain, but I needed to drive up towards the farm to pick up our new scale (!), so I went up to check on the fields.  Most of the … Continue reading

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Visitors at Work

A week and a half ago, my neighbors Kevin and Jesus helped me get the tomatoes and peppers in the ground.  We planted a couple hundred pepper plants, and another hundred tomato and tomatillo plants.  It would have taken me … Continue reading

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Field Report, May 17

I’ve been plenty busy in the last ten days since my last field report.  We’ve had quite a bit of rain, which has been good for the plants, but has made it hard to get into the field to do … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Onions in the ground

We spent the afternoon on Saturday trying to beat the approaching rainy week and get the field in slightly better shape.  The new New Entry farm manager, Matt, had already plowed the field twice, so our goal was to mark … Continue reading

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Peas are in

Thursday was all about the farm for me.  In the morning, I drove up to Brookdale Farm in New Hampshire, to buy tomato stakes, row cover, and tomato twine.  They’re the best and most economical local source for many growing … Continue reading

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