Farm Tour!

We will be offering our very first farm tour on Saturday, August 21st from 1pm-4pm. This was an idea I had been thinking about for quite awhile but thanks to a very timely email from Esperanza at Pluck and Feather we’ve decided now is a great time to do it. If you’re curious about what…

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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

Last week we had a giveaway contest for a $40 gift certificate to any of the over 200 CSN Stores. Well, it’s time to announce the winner…. ….Drumroll Please…… Janice – Your name got pulled out of the hat! Please send us an email to dogislandfarm at gmail dot com so we can get you your…

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Thursday in the City- Upcoming Events at Garden for Environment

Garden for the Environment, originally uploaded by chuck b.. Info Via:  Garden for the Environment URBAN COMPOSTINGDate: Saturday, August 7th, 2010Time: 10AM ā€“ 12NOONLocation: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave at Lawton Street, San FranciscoCost: Free Give your summer garden a boost that will guarantee vibrant colors and tasty veggies for the months to follow! Aside from encouraging beneficial soil organisms…

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The Mysterious Medlar

Flowering Medlar Small Medlar Fruitlets If you’ve looked at our list of what we’re growing there’s this strange name under our Fruit Tree heading – Monstruese de Evreinoff Medlar. If you’re in the U.S. chances are you have no idea what that is. I honestly don’t even know how I found out about it. The…

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Too Many Carrots!!!

(note: I’m away at music camp this week. I’ll be back soon, though). It’s finally happened. I never thought it would. I’ve heard other people talk about it, but somehow I never truly believed we’d have TOO MUCH produce. Namely, right now we have too many carrots, and I’m running out of ideas. Carrot cake?…

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What’s on the Horizon?

Greenhouse will go on far side of beds It’s never ending around here. A week doesn’t go by where we don’t have some crazy project in the works. And it’s always a mad rush trying to find the time to get everything done before winter. Some projects just seems to take on a life of their own and end…

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Thursday in the City- Bread Making Class

Whole Wheat Bread, originally uploaded by kristib2pea.  Source:  The Studio For Urban Projects The Self-Sufficient Kitchen, Bread Class Event Details Date:  Saturday, July 24, 2010 Time: 1:00 PM All classes meet from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Studio for Urban Projects 3579 17th Street. Classes are $75. Please use the Paypal link below to register. This ongoing…

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It’s Giveaway Time!

We are offering a $40 Gift Certificate to CSN Stores. CSN Stores has over 200 online stores where you can find everything from dinnerware to dog beds to greenhouses! I’m drooling, of course, over the greenhouses. Or do I want an ACTUAL shed? The water tower just isn’t cutting it. Just leave us a comment…

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