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Growing real food in beautiful Graham, WA

A Quick Update from the Farm

We’ve been busy here at the farm planning for the 2018 season.  We’ll be offering a limited number of Vegetable CSA shares for 2018 and will be sending out details as it gets closer to January.  If you’re interested in learning more before then, email us for details. The young hens are starting to lay…
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Welcome to Autumn

We’ve been busy as we change seasons – ended with a decent amount of veggies even though we didn’t get the garden planted until late.  Definitely learned some lessons to apply to next year, especially as it relates to insect and weed pressure. The rototiller runs again (huzzah!) and it’s been used to get the…
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Don’t fail, adapt

We had plans to already be planted out and close to harvesting spring greens  by May 1.  But alas, it continues to rain (and rain and rain). So much so that we have adapted and are focused this year on getting the raised beds built up, manage weed pressure, and build soil structure.  I am…
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Mid-Winter Update

Happy New Year and Welcome 2017! Well, we made it through the freezing temps (was 9 F here yesterday AM) and so did the chickens.  The new pullets are growing nicely in their new home.  I built them a new coop inside an existing barn.  I plan on adding more space for more birds an…
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Baby chicks arrived!

I picked up the baby chicks we ordered today – 15 new hens, barred rock, black star (sex-link), and New Hampshire, plus one mystery chick (I’m thinking she’s a Delaware, but we’ll see…). So far so good.  They’ve been eating, drinking, preening, and chirping happily since they got settled into their new home.  I’ll probably…
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