Part of the beauty woven throughout the Little Farm at Weldon Springs is the openness with which Anna and Chris follow where their dreams grow, discovering and weaving new ideas into the farm as they go.
Havilah’s fish, microbe and plant system is called aquaponics—a farming system that involves growing plants without soil in a water-based solution (hydroponics) and fish cultivation (aquaculture).
Submitted by Jeff Hake on Fri, 01/23/2015 – 3:43pm Although I’m not currently farming, I love reading industry rags. So when Vegetable Growers News showed up at our office recently, I was excited. Headlines like “Higher potato consumption goal of social media effort” and “Federal grant awarded for organic tomato research” are sure to catch […]
I’ll keep this short because there is a lot of information to get through in this blog. Some of the most common questions I get asked while working for BlueMoon Farm at Urbana’s Market at the Square include “what is the difference between kale and chard?” Or, “which kale is better for __________ ?” Or […]
The holiday season is upon us! Yes, Thanksgiving is in two days and yes, Christmas decorations have been in stores for over a month already. But don’t get too fed up with the holidays just yet because the holidays are really about food, friendship, and family. Food is what brings family and friends together, to […]
At this time of year, everyone just wants it to be Spring. It would be nice if Spring weather came along for the ride though. That being said, there are still lots of delicious vegetables that you can get locally in the late winter and early spring. One of the most common ones is spinach. In […]