Winter crops were abundant this year. Kale and broccoli grew well and the cabbage and radish crops were excellent. It’s interesting to note that the cabbage did not grow as well in the summer last year. We will definitely grow … Continue reading
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!
Posted in Conservation, Crops, Farming Education, Food, Fruit, Organic, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Vegetables
Tagged Education, Farm, Farming, Food, Fruit, Garden, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Vegetables
It’s that time of the year when the sunflowers are blooming nicely. They are such a joy in the yard. Sunflowers brighten the area and bring such beautiful color to yourenvironment. These flowers were started at a school garden nursery … Continue reading
We all know that living in the natural world means facing wildlife from time to time. Depending on where you live and what you grow you might have a variety of animals as visitors. Here at the Lakritz Family Farm … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Crops, Drought, Food, Lakritz Family Farm, Urban Farming, Water, Wildlife
Tagged Birds, Bobcats, California, Coyote, Drought, Farming, Food, Jack Rabbit, Predators, Urban Farming
This week we are seeing lots of progress on the farm. Bush beans are starting to sprout. Have a look here at these purple bean sprouts. If you look closely we’re excited that you can see the natural “insecticide” in … Continue reading
If you live in the New York area the Horticultural Society of New York is an incredible resource. Here is a short video about their annual conference on Urban Agriculture. Check out our resource page for more interesting links.