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Year SIX! is Growing on Us

 

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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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The Edible Schoolyard

Edible Education – “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.”

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Looking Back – Two Years on the Lakritz Farm

It’s amazing to think we’ve been farming our front yard for two years now. Here is what the space was like just a few years ago. The first thing we did was remove all the lava rock, the plants, and … 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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Sun Tea With Mint

Who doesn’t like ice tea? A favorite memory of my Mom is her recipe for Sun Tea. Of course, it’s not really a recipe other than the fact that you put water and tea bags in a jar and leave it out … Continue reading

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Will Sustainable Big Business Agricultural Practices Help Save The Planet?

Corporate farming takes the brunt of a tremendous amount of criticism by small farmers for their impact on the environment as well as the loss of small farms throughout the US. These are certainly important concerns and these issues should continue … Continue reading

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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

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What’s New on the Farm This Week? (April 13, 2015)

Very exciting news on the farm. It’s almost the middle of April and we are seeing lots of progress this week on the Lakritz Family Farm. Our tomatoes are popping up already which is very exciting. We are growing approximately … Continue reading

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Marin Master Gardener Tomato Market 2015

Bay Area gardeners and urban farmers might want to consider visiting the Marin Master Gardener Tomato Market next Saturday, April 18 9am – Noon at the Pini Ace Hardware, 1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato, CA and the Bon Air Shopping Center … Continue reading

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