Whole Foods has an interesting website called Let's Retake Our Plate. I haven't explored it entirely so I can't speak for all of it. However, they do have a listing of movies showing around the country that I have not heard of before. Check out the … [Continue reading]

Wednesday’s Harvest

4' Tall Artichoke PlantsThe artichokes are CRAZY! The lettuce is going strong too. The strawberries...not so much...yet. We aren't currently weighing the strawberries. When they come in we wash them off and freeze them. When our bag is full we will … [Continue reading]

Flickr of Inspiration – My Heritage

Moulton Barn | HDR, originally uploaded by ZachAncell. When I was a child there used to be a painting that hung on the wall in my room. It was an old barn with craggy mountains, trees and horses in the background. I knew that my grandmother had … [Continue reading]

Monday’s Guest Blog – Avocados!

Chuck Garcia, a writer, herbalist and instructor/founder of the California School of Traditional Hispanic Herbalism is our guest blogger this week. He is incredibly knowledgeable of herbal medicine and all things related to Backyard Survival. … [Continue reading]

From Masonry to Baking (or, “How I Learned Not to Make Bricks”)

Bread: the Staff of Life. Bread is the foundation upon which we build our meals (or at least our sandwiches), but a loaf of bread really oughtn't resemble a building supply. Unfortunately, that's how most of the bread I've attempted to make has come … [Continue reading]

Saturday’s Farm Diary – Harvests, Weeds and Other Things

ArtichokeSome of you may have noticed a box on the sidebar that shows what our harvests, expenditures and savings are. I haven't updated it in awhile but I think I'm going to now update it every Wednesday and then also break it down more, esp. … [Continue reading]

Thursday in the City- Earth Day

Apple Earth, originally uploaded by JD Hancock.I really look at Earth Day as similar to New Year's. Everyone gets all excited and dressed up, makes all these goals only to be having money automatically pulled from your bank account every month for … [Continue reading]

Flickr of Inspiration – The Potager Garden

Potager, originally uploaded by Diana Sorella.The textures and foliage colors in this potager garden are incredible.The potager garden has it's roots in 16th Century France as what is now more commonly known as a Kitchen Garden. However it's design … [Continue reading]

flickr of inspiration- cheese making

making cheese - tomme - river valley cheeses, originally uploaded by donuts!.I was walking around the Farmer's Market and came across this store with antique garden supplies. I was drawn to these old french cheese molds. They were awesome. They … [Continue reading]

Earth Day- Hayes Valley Farm

Earth Day On The Urban FarmHey fans! If you're in town this Thursday, bring yourself and your 36 friends down to the farm. Celebrate Earth Day while learning new skills, building new soil, and making a few new friends. We're providing live music by … [Continue reading]