Tag Archives: Soil

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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A Mulching We Will Grow . . .

I’ve enjoyed reading Permacluture Magazine online recently. We aren’t doing composting on the Lakritz Farm yet although we have used wood chips successfully to keep weeds down to almost nothing. We have been challenged for nutrients in our soil and … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2015 Fun With Celery!

Here is something easy and fun urban farmers can do to celebrate Earth Day. It’s an easy process to start a celery plant from the bottom of the cut bunch of stalks. Using a celery bunch you purchase from the … Continue reading

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Let’s begin with the Farm

A lot of people laugh when I tell them I built a farm. Why is a farm so funny? I grew up in the San Joaquin Valley in the middle of nowhere. I know what a farm is. So I … Continue reading

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