Tag Archives: Farm

Year Three on the Lakritz Farm

Tonight we had salmon for dinner with roasted potatoes and squash from the farm. We also had fresh cucumber appetizer. These are the best tasting cucumbers we’ve grown. It’s amazing that we have the opportunity to eat something we’ve grown … Continue reading

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Follow the Lakritz Farm on Instagram

About a year ago we decided to begin using Instagram to publish images from the Lakritz Farm. We use Instagram as a simple way to share news form the Farm. Follow us to see more frequent updates on the farm!

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Bugs for Chickens

Thanks to the people at the Marin Master Gardeners I found out my farm is infested with grubbs! These pesky and strange looking soil mongrels hang out about 4-6 inches below the the top of the soil and reek havoc … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

Picked a few fresh items for dinner today. The eggplant was not that successful this year but it tastes good. Tomato and basil always go together and the peppers went well in the salad.

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Sowing the Seeds for Future Farming

We gathered a good harvest of seeds this summer and are planting new crops for the fall. But we had plenty to give away so that’s what we did! Enjoy!

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Summer Sunshine From the Farm

Here’s a little summer sunshine sunflower from the farm.

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It’s “Engineered” So Don’t Call Them “GMO” Crops

In March, UC Davis professor Pamela Ronald gave a scientific argument in favor of the idea that genetically engineered (not “genetically modified”) crops will be an important tool in the future of world food production. In fact, she says engineered food will be critical to … Continue reading

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