We’ve had 3 groups of the Boys and Girls Club kids come out to tour the farm and taste farm fresh tomatoes. They all learned about compost, seeding, hoop houses and hydroponics. We believe it is important to teach younger generations about the benefits of farming and healthy eating. One of …
If you see these on your squash, you’ve got squash bugs. While their eggs are pleasing to the eye, they are not kind additions to your farm. They will eat your plans and are very hard to control once their population gets high.
Ray, farm manager, is explaining appropriate trellising and pruning methods for our big cucumber plants to Farmcorps members.
To continue our tomato crops into the fall and winter months we are adding an additional 200 tomatoes to our greenhouse production plan. Here, we are setting up the grow bags and irrigation for our expansion.
Fall is rolling around the corner and students are back on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Guess what that means? Yup, you guessed it…plenty of delicious salad mixes! We’ll be ready. Will you?
Farmcorps members, with the help of volunteers, are transplanting various shrubs and trees in our welcome area.
We have been generously gifted a seed pelleting machine. In the future, we plan to provide seed pelleting services to area farmers, free of cost.
Our pollinator beds are doing the trick and continuing to flower and attract bees throughout the summer.
While one of our tomato houses isn’t doing too well in this high Nevada weather, our second house is growing and fruit can be seen on the plants.
Our Sungold tomatoes and Washington cherry tomatoes are ripening up nicely! We recently harvested over 45 pounds of these little guys.