After some major, unexpected, and very wonderful life changes (short version: between the last blog post and this one I found my soulmate, got married, moved to Perkasie, PA, and started the farm here instead of my previous location in Ohio) the garden is finally catching up and all of a sudden I have produce… Continue reading Big changes! Also, a yummy recipe for beets.
This week’s project is putting up an electric fence around my field, so that Bruce and Robin’s animals can graze the surrounding hay field. They have three very cute llamas and a horse named Justin. The llamas have names too, but I forgot them. Anyway, we have to set up a fence. It’s been cool learning… Continue reading Fencing
The first crop to be planted at Green Zameen Farm is garlic (everything else will be planted in the spring, inshallah). My field is still being prepped—Bruce and I have been plowing, disking, and spreading manure for the past few weekends—but Robin let me use a couple of raised beds in her garden, so I… Continue reading Garlic is up!
Most of the time I’ve been spending at the farm lately has involved preparing my field for spring planting. There’s been hay growing there for many years, so the soil isn’t as fertile as it needs to be in order to grow good vegetables. So, with a lot of help from Bruce as well as… Continue reading Beautiful Poop