Friday, September 11, 2009

Saying Farewell to Summer

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In the north, the seasons give way without doubt. This time of year you see the light change and the days shorten. So even as we enjoy fair fall weather it's time to make way for winter and prepare for the next spring.

Spreading manure/compost and seaweed for the next crop.

Green Manure is compost that grows in the field. This is oats and vetch.

That's a good yield of organic potatoes!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Blog Clog - Getting Caught Up!

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I've been late getting things posted this week as the pace of farm work has picked up and the weather has been fair and warm. I'm outside most days and falling into bed at night.

Some more highlights from the Dundas Plowing Match -

Draft Horse Pull

The Lovely Heather MacDonald - Queen of the Furrows 2009! Be sure to listen to the podcast for an EXCLUSIVE interview with Heather.

A Family Pack of produce, picked, cleaned and packed was delivered to the winning bidder of our silent auction item. We donated a gift certificate to support local 4-H kids.

Grubby Farmer John gets a kiss.