Tag Archives: Urban Farming

Winter Crops Were Successful

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

Posted in Food, Organic, Rainwater Harvesting, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Vegetables, Weather | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Picking Oranges on the Lakritz Farm

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

Posted in Crops, Farming Education, Fruit, Organic, Urban Farming, Weather | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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!

Posted in Conservation, Crops, Farming Education, Food, Fruit, Organic, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


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

Posted in Crops, Flowers, Lakritz Family Farm, Organic, Plants, Seeds | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wildlife Visit the Farm

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 , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s New on the Lakritz Family Farm (April 17, 2015)

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

Posted in Flowers, Lakritz Family Farm, Plants, Urban Farming, Vegetables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Urban Agricultural Conference

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.

Posted in Farming Education, Farming Resources, Sustainability, Urban Farming | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Before and After

This is just a quick peek at what we’re doing here at the Lakritz Family Farm. We will share much more on how and why we decided to build the farm. Come back and see us soon!

Posted in Lakritz Family Farm | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Welcome | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to the Lakritz Family Farm.

Welcome to the Lakritz Family Farm We hope you grow with us.

Posted in Lakritz Family Farm | Tagged , , | Leave a comment