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Christian’s Farm Update

May 10 – 2011 Lady bug larvae have been spotted! And hoverflies and parasitic wasps!  Emma and some volunteers dug a new herb and natives bed, while other recently built beneficial beds are coming to fruition. Tomatoes are in the ground, along with some other summer crops, like cucumbers.  Basil has been seeded in the nursery and beans are soon …

Mushrooms!!

Come find us selling salad mix, baby spinach, beet greens, red and green leaf lettuces, radishes, red and green baby pac chois, swiss chard and more at the Riverdale Park Farmers Market on Thursdays at 3-7pm! Happy May! We’ve started growing shiitake mushrooms!! Spring is a great time to start mushroom growing, because this is when trees send …

Spring Farming

Harvest! We’ve been transitioning into spring this month: opening up the hoophouses, removing insulation, moving the compost piles and other heat inducers out of the hoophouses, and seeding, seeding, seeding. Inside the hoophouses volunteers have been thinning plants to allow more space for them to grow, as well as pulling out plants that were …