Our new UNR intern, Bruce Martin, is gaining valuable insight on hoop house production. He has learned to harvest an assorted number of vegetables and box them according to GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) procedures. We asked how he likes his new job, he said, “I certainly have an appreciation for …
In the past two years, we have come to realize that Flea Beetles wreck major havoc on growing greens. Almost overnight, you see circular holes in your greens that render them unsellable. In advance of our fall planting, we put down a few seeds of Mizuna to see if we …
Aren’t they beautiful? We are growing Touchstone Gold beets here at the farm. We “overwintered” these beets in our hoop houses hoping to get a jump on the market this spring. Although they didn’t come in as fast as we hoped, they have a nice shape and color. We will …
This is the first time we have grown Cinnamon Basil and it is growing beautifully. Hoop house #6 smells wonderful – a little like cinnamon gum!
Yep! Ray is as tall as 75 cases of HDFI spring mix!
Spring has sprung!
Our greenhouses have been busy this winter while we perfected our microgreen production.
Shannon is getting the beds ready for planting at the new Garden at Saint Mary’s Medical Center. A great way HDFI is working with the community!
Come out to the farm and meet our new AmeriCorps Members for the 2014-2015 season. Shannon, Ray (HDFI Farm Supervisor), Daniel, Cuong and Sarah (from left). Welcome!
Our tomato season has been a little rocky, however we are seeing a rainbow of colors coming from our heirlooms.