Archive for May, 2008
Here’s a statement on the long-awaited passing of the 2008 farm bill, courtesy of the California Food and Justice Coalition.
CFJC Statement on the Passing of the 2008 Farm Bill
The farm bill passed by Congress reflects the tireless work of food justice, anti-hunger and sustainable agriculture advocates, as well as the entrenched power of the agri-business [...]
Dear Farm Friends:
One of the most rewarding elements of farming and gardening is the experience of delayed gratification. In a society consumed by convience, sometimes it’s a real pleasure to have to wait. After all, nature demands patience, and ripeness takes time.
A good example? Planting pumpkins. If we want to have butternut and kabocha [...]
Thanks to all who came out this past weekend! We planted Sweet Peas in our new flower bed, Amaranth and Quinoa in our grain demonstration bed, and kept up with maintenance of our ever-expanding realm of veggie production. Some folks even helped finish up our first new terrace on the hillside!
This coming weekend [...]
With much of the garden already planted and the temperatures warming up, it’s time for some spring cleaning.
We need your help this weekend pulling weeds out of our newly planted vegetable beds, clearing and remulching paths, digging a couple of new beds, and planting lettuces, bunching onions, corn and squash. Also, there will be [...]