A Volunteer’s Take

A week or so ago, our beloved Spring volunteer here at the farmstead, Kate Shavel said goodbye to us to head to her summer job of guiding adolescents into the maritime wilderness outside of Wrangell, AK. Kate was an absolute godsend beyond imagination. Her work ethic,...

Arugula Demotion and Introducing The Aurora Mix

Arugula Demotion The acknowledgment is long overdue, and now it’s time to finally do something. My arugula crop, for whatever reason, has just not been performing as well as the others. Since I started growing it, there have been seemingly random poor batches of this...

Summer of 2016 Review

Hello, all! I know this is long overdue, but better late than never! As you might imagine, a lot has happened on the farm since my last newsletter. So let’s get to it. WWOOFERs/Interns Probably the best thing that has happened to the farm thus far was the integration...

6/9/2016

In the world of The Grove… What a spring this has been for The Grove! The lack of news blogs is certainly not due to idleness! In the midst of a whole slew of projects we have going on, we have to keep in mind that sharing and communicating our ideas and...

3/29/2016

In the world that once was Bare Hands Farm… Hope I didn’t startle anyone. Just because this is the final “Bare Hands Farm” newsletter, certainly doesn’t mean it’s “our” last newsletter. On the contrary, to your delight...

8/17/2015

In the world of Bare Hands Farm… Oh what crazy times have found us here at Bare Hands Farm! House concerts, yoga retreats, duck roasts, wedding planning, micro greens, new animals, oh my! Grove News: The yoga retreat went splendidly! Mindy and I weren’t able to...

7/13/2015

In the world of Bare Hands Farm… Hello again, everyone! Lots going on with Bare Hands Farm as we continue to make big strides through this summer of 2015! Plants and animals are flourishing, land is being cultivated and made fertile, infrastructure is being...

6/15/2015

In the world of Bare Hands Farm… Greetings, everyone! I hope you all are finding a way to stay cool in this hot, dry heat and that nobody is being directly affected by the Sockeye Fire. We live in a fragile environment with lots of burnable fuel lying about....

6/8/2015

In the world of Bare Hands Farm… Hope everyone is hitting their full summer stride and ready for salmon season. You know what they say, the only thing better than a fresh, baked filet of salmon is a filet of salmon on top of a bed of fresh, crisp micro greens...