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The Lakritz Family has been picking oranges for a very long time. Growing up in a small town in California’s Central Valley, we lived among the crops. Although we weren’t farmers, we did have our own fruit trees growing in the backyard. … Continue reading
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!
When we first got started with the Lakritz Family Farm it was clear that growing food on our property would be highly dependent upon access to water. While living in Northern California tends to mean lots of rain (here in … Continue reading
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
Urban farming is still in it’s infancy but there are plenty of efforts to bring food production into our cities and closer to the populations we are trying to feed. These newfangled farming methods combine urban buildings, new technology, hydroponics, and … Continue reading
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.