Author Archives: Renee

Winter Montage

Here is a montage of some of the farm activities that have kept us busy this winter: We finished and installed the last of the worm bins. The farm now has a total of 16 bins ready for worms and fresh compost to be turned into vermiculture. The resulting vermiculture is added to the plant beds to nourish the growing vegetables and herbs. Yes, the hoophouses …

Happy Holidays!

The days at the farm have been less busy now that winter is here. The crops are growing, but more slowly than during warmer months (they take almost three times longer to reach the same size). We are still harvesting for our restaurant-customers and we are also working on improving the technical functioning of the farm. The Urban Farmer training classes …

All the Leaves are Brown, on a Winter’s Day

We’re in our first week of December, and it’s finally gotten really cold here in Edmonston, MD, with the temperatures reaching only the 30s-40s during the day! At the entrance to the ECOfarm stand our solar panels with rooster perched on top. Some people from the College Park area are getting here by bike along the Paint Branch Trail. This …